The City of Fresno offers customers convenient and cost efficient, green waste, trash, and recycling collection services. In this section, you’ll also find out how to recycle used motor oil and filters, household hazardous waste and old tires. Like all California cities, the City of Fresno is working to meet State Mandate AB939 which calls for a 50% reduction in the waste sent to landfill. Please help keep our City clean and green by making recycling a priority at home, at work and at play.
Our organization’s statement of purpose and reason for existence.We, the employees of the Solid Waste Management Division, to ensure the preservation of our community’s environment, collect and manage Green Waste, Refuse and Recyclables in a professional, safe and efficient manner through teamwork, education and high quality service.
Find out more about these and other services by exploring the different areas of the Division’s Website. If you are unable to find an answer to your question by using the links below, please call the Solid Waste Management Division at (559) 621-1452, or click here for additional contact numbers.
Information about recycling at home, at work, and at play. Includes information on household recycling and "Zero Waste”.
Household Hazardous Waste
Things to know about how to dispose of batteries, sharps, fluorescent bulbs and other hazardous items that are not allowed in the regular trash.Used Motor Oil Recycling Options and information on how and where to recycle used motor oil and oil filters.
What goes in your green, gray and blue carts, service days, service costs, container in view, recycling, and green waste contamination.
Container in View
Requirements for green, gray, and blue cart storage on non-service days.
You may be contaminating your recyclable materials and not even know it!
Construction & Demolition
Requirements for recycling construction and demolition waste.
Invite recycling education staff to come to your classroom or community group and teach you about recycling.
Fun and Games for kids of all ages, plus information everyone should know about recycling.
Alley Customer Services, assistance for customers with disabilities or medical conditions, Christmas tree recycling, holiday service schedule.
All rates are listed under the City of Fresno Master Fee Schedule found on the Finance Department page under Public Utilities.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some of the questions we hear most.