Garbage and Recycling Rates
Please contact Waste Management at (925) 837-3356 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any billing inquiries.
The City of San Ramon has a contract with Waste Management to provide these services. To lodge a complaint about Waste Management, or if you are not satisfied with Waste Management’s services, please contact the City of San Ramon’s Solid Waste and Recycling Program Manager, David Krueger at (925) 973-2824 or Dkrueger@sanramon.ca.gov.
Garbage rates are adjusted on January 1 of each year per a cost index formula specified in the contract between the City and Waste Management. The following rates are effective for January 1, through December 31, 2012.
The following rates apply to single-family homes, condominiums, and townhomes with individual cart service. Curbside customers are billed quarterly. Curbside rates are based upon the size of garbage cart requested. Four sizes of residential garbage carts are available:
If you can recycle more and "trash" less, you can save money by getting a smaller garbage cart. Call Waste Management (925-837-3356) to exchange your cart size. One free cart exchange per year.
Residential curbside services include weekly recyclables, yard trimmings, and motor oil collection at no additional charge. The standard recycling and yard trimmings carts are 64-gallons each. If you regularly overfill your 64-gallon recycling cart, you may trade it in for a 96-gallon cart at no extra charge. An additional 64-gallon Green waste cart service is available at no extra charge. Additional details on residential rates, including extra services, are provided at the link below:
Residential Curbside, No Yard Trimmings
Some residences in San Ramon do not need yard trimmings collection service because they do not have any individually maintained landscaping. These residents do not receive yard trimmings carts and pay the following rates. These rates include up to 96-gallons/week of recyclables collection at no additional charge.
Apartment and Condominium Rates
The following rates apply to apartments and condominiums with shared service. Apartments and condominiums are billed monthly in arrears. These customers receive recyclables collection services at no additional charge.
The following rates apply to commercial and industrial businesses and institutions. Commercial customers are billed monthly in arrears. Recycling services are not included in the commercial garbage rates. Commercial customers may contract separately with any permitted commercial recycler. The City does not regulate the rates charged by commercial recyclers.
Commercial Bin Compactor Rates
The following rates apply to compacting front-loader bins used by either commercial customers or apartments/condominiums. Rates for roll-off compactor bins are listed under Roll-Off Box/ Compactor Rates below. The commercial bin compactor rates include recycling services for apartments and condominiums but do not include recycling services for commercial customers.
Roll-Off Box/Compactor Rates
The following rates apply to roll-off boxes(dumpsters, drop-boxes) and roll-off compactor services provided by Waste Management for regular garbage. These rates include recycling services only for apartments and condominiums with weekly roll-off compactor garbage service. These rates do not apply to commercial recyclables (cardboard, paper, bottles & cans, wood waste, yard trimmings, food scraps, etc.) or construction/demolition waste collected in roll-off boxes or roll-off compactors by permitted commercial recyclers. The City does not regulate the the rates charged by commercial recyclers.
Rates for On-Call Collection of Large/Bulky Items
The following rates are charged by Waste Management for on-call collection of large, bulky items such as appliances, electronics, tires, and furniture. Call (925) 837-3356 to schedule a pick up.
If you you have any questions or comments please contact David Krueger, Solid Waste and Recycling Program Manager at (925) 973-2824 or Dkrueger@sanramon.ca.gov.