Recycling & Waste

Elk Grove Garbage Pickup Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I dispose of old or expired medications?
  2. How can I dispose of old paint, CFLs, pool chemicals, etc.?
  3. How can I dispose of an old mattress?
  4. Where can I turn in my bottles and cans for cash?
  5. How can I report illegal dumping in my neighborhood?
  6. My cart is broken (or missing). How do I get a replacement cart?
  7. How do I get rid of large items or large amounts of trash/recycling?
  8. How do I use my annual free dump? 
  9. How do I report a missed pickup?
  10. My property is being sold and my home is vacant. How do I stop service?
  11. I just moved to Elk Grove. How do I start new service? 
  12. What can I recycle?
  13. Who can I hire to haul away some trash from my home?

Contact Information

Service and Billing Inquiries

Republic Services

Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm (except major holidays)

  • Need a cart replacement?
  • Have a missed pickup?
  • Need to schedule a bulky waste pickup?
  • Service issues?
  • Have questions about your bill?
  • Need to make a payment?
  • Need to temporarily stop your service?
  • Need to start/stop new service?

(916) 635-2500

Contact City of Elk Grove Recycling and Waste Division

Recycling and Waste Call Line

If you would like to Email the recycling and waste team, please include your name, address, best way of contact and your issue or questions to better assist you.

(916) 478-2228

Special Waste Collection Center (SWCC)

9255 Disposal Lane
Elk Grove, California 95624
Phone: (916) 478-2228

Learn more about the SWCC

Hours of Operation


Sunday to Wednesday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Reuse Room 

Sunday to Wednesday
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Limited to Elk Grove Residents

Small Businesses

Wednesdays, by appointment only. Call (916) 478-2228 to schedule an appointment.

The facility is closed on all City Holidays.

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