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Neighborhood Spring Clean-Up Mon. & Tues. April 11th and 12th, 2022

The annual neighborhood Spring Clean-Up takes place the second Monday & Tuesday in April, on your regularly scheduled trash pickup day. 

Residents in the Triangle (between Adeline, San Pablo, 40th and 48th Streets) and Doyle St. (between 55th, 67th, Hollis and Vallejo Streets) neighborhoods can set out bulky items, electronics and appliances for collection on your regular day of collection.  Set items out the night before.    

A postcard is being mailed to residents in these neighborhoods and notifications sent to property managers.  If you need more info or would like to be on the list for future communications contact us at or 510-596-3795

Single family properties are entitled to one additional pick up of items per year that don’t belong or don’t fit in your regular trash collection.  Multi-family properties not located in the above neighborhoods, under 500 units, are entitled to one additional on-call pick-up. Properties with 500 units or more are entitled to 3 additional on-call pick-ups annually. Most single family properties use curbside set-out; multi-family properties may order a large "roll-off" bin. Call Waste Management for more information and to schedule your "bulky" item pick-up.  510-613-8710

Holiday Tree Collection 

On your day of collection during the month of January.  Single family properties, set your Unadorned, clean real trees out at the curb for collection.  Stands, if wood can be placed in your green cart.  Other adornments go in the trash cart. 

Multi-family residents in single family neighborhoods, follow the above same protocol.  (Doyle Street and Triangle neighborhoods) Larger Multi-family properties contact your property manager.  If you are a property manager for a large property, contact WM to arrange collection for your property.WebCompostPail

FREE Kitchen Compost Pail & Recycling Tote Bag:

The City of Emeryville offers free kitchen compost pails and recycling tote bags to residents for their composting and recycling needs. Call 510-596-3795 or email to get your free pail or tote bag or contact your HOA/apartment management for more information.

What Do I Do With This Item?

Ever wonder what to put where in your curbside bin? Wonder no more! StopWaste’s new RE:Source guide  allows you to search Emeryville’s guidelines for everything from milk cartons to clamshells. Visit to get started. 

For printable sorting guides and services brochures:
- Single Family
- Multi-family
- Business 

Batteries are prohibited from trash collection.  Place them in a plastic bag, on top of your GRAY recycling cart and Waste Management will collect them.  If you don't have a gray recycling cart, find out where you can properly dispose of batteries with the StopWaste Re:Source search tool. 

Medications can be dropped off at these any of these kiosks for proper disposal. Please click here to see a full map of kiosk locations in Alameda County.  

Household Hazardous Waste is disposed of at the Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Please click here for more information on disposing items such as paints, solvents, chemicals, pesticides, and sharps.

Collection Service Information

To find your collection service information for the City of Emeryville, go to this website and choose your type of service from the menu on the left hand side of the page. 

Waste Management of Alameda County is the franchised hauler for trash, recycling, and compostables collection for businesses and residents, as well as most construction and demolition waste.  Click on a link below for more information:

Franchise Agreement
Current Rate Sheet  (left tab)
Franchise Amendment 2020

 To report problems or get answers to questions not covered on the website, email or call the City at 510-596-3795.