Residential
San Luis Garbage Service

San Luis Garbage is honored to serve the residents of San Luis Obispo, CA with non-hazardous, solid waste collection services. Together, we can improve the quality of life we share by source-separating materials for proper reuse and disposal.

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Carts Service

On your scheduled collection day, please set your carts out by 6AM and space them 3 feet away from each other and 3 feet away from cars and other property. Having property spacing allows our drivers to safely and efficiently pick up the carts.

Please do not contaminate the content of any cart with unapproved items.

  • Blue Cart - Recycling (not bagged)
  • Green Cart - Organic Recycling (not bagged)
  • Gray Cart - Trash, remaining non-hazardous solid waste (bagged)

Carts Sizes: 32 Gallon, 65 Gallon and 95 Gallon

When you sign-up for weekly trash service, you may also sign-up for weekly recycling and organic recycling at no additional charge.

Please contact us online or call 805-543-0875.

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San Luis Garbage Cart Service

Additional Services

Bulky Items

Please call or request via email the removal of bulky items such as mattresses, couches and applications. They are extra fees for this service.

Cart/Bin Cleaning

San Luis Garbage will clean your residential containers once a year at no additional charge. Please click here to request container cleaning.

Cart/Bin Repair

If the bin was damaged by us or from use then there is no charge. If there is evidence that the damage occurred from misuse then additional charges may apply.

Request A Bin Repair

Cleanup Weeks

Twice a year, San Luis Garbage will collect addition trash at no charge. Residents may also place out bulky items for pickup at an additional charge. Check the Schedule page for details.

Construction Materials

Coastal Rolloff, a sister company, can handle all of your construction waste collection needs.

Used Oil

Contact San Luis Garbage for oil and oil filter collection service.

Schedule An Oil Pickup

Extra Material Pickup

Extra charges apply any time your trash, recycling or green waste exceed the capacity of your cart. (Lid won’t close or items placed by the side of carts).

To schedule an extra pickup, call 805-543-0875 to speak with a Customer Service Representative or request it online. Extra pickups occur on your regular collection day.

We can make allowances for emergencies.


Materials: Source Separated

For safety, environmental and legal reasons, please recycle and dispose of all the materials in your residence appropriately. San Luis Garbage is not authorized to haul hazardous waste.



Unaccepted Materials in all San Luis Garbage Containers

  • Hazardous Waste - The SLO Integrated Waste Management Authority outlines what items are considered Household Hazardous and where they can be dropped off in San Luis Obispo County.
  • Construction Waste – Take these items to the Cold Canyon Landfill or  call Coastal Rolloff at 805-549-8332 to schedule a pickup.
  • Dead Animals – Talk to your vet or contact Cold Canyon Landfill.

Please bag all pet waste and place in the gray (trash) bin to go the landfill.

Put double bagged pet waste in the trash.
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