Residential Garbage Program

Recology Yuba-Sutter Garbage Cart Garbage collection is provided to customers that reside within the counties of Yuba and Sutter. Customers are provided with a 32, 64, or 96 gallon cart.

All garbage and recycling containers need to be placed at the curb or roadside the night before your service day, or by 5:00am on your service day. Place all waste inside your containers. Do not place waste materials on top, or next to your garbage cart. You may dispose of occasional excess garbage by calling our office at least a day before your service day. Fee applies. Please contact customer service for more information.

Acceptable Garbage Materials
Only put un-recyclable materials into your gray container!
  • Ceramics, dishware, drinking glasses, Pyrex, porcelain, stemware
  • Light bulbs (no fluorescent bulbs)
  • Mirrors or window glass

  • Aluminum foil
  • Coat hangers
  • Food trays or pans
  • Scrap metal
  • Spray cans (hair spray or paint)

Organic Material
  • Animal feces or manure
  • Cooled and Bagged Ashes
  • Lumber, plywood or particle board

  • Adhesive-backed paper
  • Carbon paper
  • Hardcover books or binders
  • Photographs
  • Plastic or foil lining cereal or cracker boxes
  • Soiled papers, food wrappings, napkins, tissues or towels
  • Thermal fax paper

  • Food trays or deli containers
  • Plastic bags or wrap
  • Plastic furniture
  • Plastic tubs (yogurt and margarine containers)
  • PVC or other piping
  • Styrofoam/polystyrene containers and packing peanuts
  • Toys, trays, cups, garden hoses, plant pots, furniture

Unacceptable Garbage Material
Please do not place the following materials into your gray container!
Construction Debris
  • Concrete, rocks, dirt
Electronic / Universal Waste
  • Televisions, computers, cell phones, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury switches
Hot Ashes or Coals

Household Hazardous Waste
  • Paints, solvents, motor oil, cleaners, corrosives, fuel tanks - propane tanks
Recyclable Glass, Metal, Paper and Plastic
  • All recyclable materials

Additional Information

Recycling Logo Questions About Recycling?

Please read the Recycling Frequently Asked Questions page.

Can I discard oil, oil filters, paint, paint thinner, batteries, insecticides, or similar materials in my carts?

NO!! Never discard hazardous waste in any of your carts. For information and instructions, please visit the Household Hazardous Waste, page for more information.

The curbside recycling program is partially funded by the Yuba-Sutter Regional Waste Management Authority and the California Department of Conservation. For more information about beverage container recycling, please call
1-800-RECYCLE or visit the Department of Conservation.