Programs & Services
Curbside Battery Collection
Single use and rechargeable batteries can be put inside plastic storage bags (such as Ziploc) and set on top of your mixed recycling cart for collection during recycling collection weeks. View more information on the Curbside Battery Collection Program (PDF).
Sharps Collection Appointments
Used household hypodermic sharps, stored inside an approved sharps container, can be picked up at your doorstep by simply scheduling an appointment with Republic Services. Call 916-725-9060 or 916-638-9000 to schedule an appointment. Find out more on the Sharps Collection Program (PDF).
Used Oil & Oil Filter Recycling Program
Used motor oil and oil filters can be recycled by placing them on the curb next to your recycling cart on mixed recycling days. Pour used motor oil into a milk jug, water jug or a FREE container provided by Republic Services. Place drained, used oil filter in a sealable plastic bag such as a Ziploc bag, or in a FREE oil filter bag provided by Republic Services. One oil filter per bag and 3 gallons of oil allowed per pick-up. Contact Republic Services at 916-725-9060 or 916-638-9000 to obtain an oil recycling jug or used oil filter bag. See additional details on the Used Oil and Oil Filter Recycling Program (PDF).
Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
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).
Republic Services is offering a few resources to help you learn about backyard composting, including a workshop on YouTube and an live Question & Answer session via Zoom!
Check out the YouTube video "Composting 101" by Worm Fancy & republic Services. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsTh_9IFrcw&feature=youtu.be
Then, save the Zoom link below and click to join the live Q&A event on Thursday, July 2 at 6 PM. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84705559918?pwd=ekJXZGs2SUtCL1h2bW93bVdsSU54dz09
Extra Leaf Collections
In November, December, and January, residential customers can place up to six 30-gallon trash bags full of leaves (each bag not to exceed 35 pounds) out next to their green waste cart for collection.
Learn more about extra leaf collections (PDF).
Updated April 29, 2020