Residential Waste Management & Recycling

The City of Citrus Heights currently contracts with Republic Services (formerly Allied Waste) for residential garbage and recycling services. For general information regarding your residential garbage service, contact Republic Services Customer Service at 916-725-9060 or 916-638-9000 or email Republic Services. To speak with city staff directly, call the General Services Department at 916-727-4770. Learn more about each service.

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No Rate Changes for 2019!

Rates for residential garbage service in Citrus Heights are the same for 2019 as they were in 2017 and 2018. Rates were held at 2010 levels for 2 years (2011 and 2012) followed by 2 consecutive years of a 5% rate decrease. In 2017, Citrus Heights residential garbage customers saw a 3% increase in their bill, but they are still paying less for services than what they paid in 2010!

Service Year32-Gallon Cart64-Gallon Cart96-Gallon Cart
2017, 2018, 2019$19.28 / month$21.40 / month$26.63 / month
2016$18.72 / month$20.78 / month$25.85 / month
2015$18.26 / month$20.27 / month$25.21 / month
2014$17.76 / month$19.71 / month$24.52 / month
2013$18.63 / month$20.70 / month$25.75 / month
2010, 2011, 2012$19.56 / month$21.73 / month$27.05 / month

Rates are determined by the size of the garbage container. Green waste and mixed recycling, neighborhood cleanup / bulky waste collection program, curbside used oil recycling, and a 3-times-per-year household hazardous waste drop-off event are all included as part of the monthly rate. Customers may also have 1 extra green waste or mixed recycling container at no additional charge upon request.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Disposal

Citrus Heights residents can take their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) to the North Area Recovery Station for disposal. Acceptable HHW items include paint, unused household cleaners, automotive batteries, automotive fluids, gasoline, fluorescent bulbs, solvents, pesticides, and acids. No ammunition, explosives, radioactive material, household batteries, sharps, used oil, or pharmaceutical drugs will be accepted. Find out more about the NEW HHW Program  (PDF).

Contact Information

Please feel free to contact the city at 916-727-4770 OR Republic Services Customer Service at 916-725-9060 or 916-638-9000 with questions, concerns, or suggestions at any time.