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Solid Waste Ordinance
Recology_1_Resized 2.JPGThe purpose of the City of San Mateo's garbage ordinance is to ensure that all solid waste and yard waste are collected and disposed of regularly and in a proper manner. Dumping of any materials is illegal and should be reported (See Illegal Dumping for more information). This ordinance is strictly enforced in order to keep San Mateo a beautiful city in which to live and do business.

Service Provider
Recology San Mateo County is the franchise waste hauler for the City of San Mateo. You should have 3 bins:
  • 1 Green for Composting
  • 1 Blue for Single Stream Recycling
  • 1 Black for Waste

Garbage, recycling and compost are picked up once a week.

Please contact Recology of San Mateo County at (650) 595-3900.

San Mateo City Hall – 330 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403

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