San Luis Garbage collects organic, recycling and waste materials from residential and commercial customers seven days a week, from 5AM to 5PM.  And, collections occur on every holiday except Christmas Day.

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Residential Collection Schedule

Residents can enter their service address below and click Search to view their customized collection schedule.

Holiday Schedule – Office and Collection

Holidays Collection Office
New Year's Day Open Closed
Memorial Day Open Closed
Independence Day Open Closed
Labor Day Open Closed
Thanksgiving Day Open Closed
Christmas Day Closed Closed

Cleanup Weeks

There are two San Luis Obispo Cleanup weeks a year, one in the spring and one in the fall.

  • Spring – June 24-28, 2019
  • Fall – September 9-13, 2019

In addition to a residents' normal cart collection:

  • Residents may place up to 12 additional bags of trash for free.
  • Residents may also place bulky items on the street for an additional charge.
  • Please read more details here

Christmas Tree Collection – January 6-12, 2020

Christmas trees will be picked up on resident’s normal collection day.

100% Natural Trees - Residential

For natural trees, please remove 100% of the trimmings and the stand, then cut into 4 foot sections and place in the Green Waste cart or at the curb. This service is provided at no extra cost to the residential customer.

Not 100% Natural Trees - Residential

Fake, flocked trees or trees with tinsel on them will be removed as Trash. These trees should be cut up and placed in your Garbage cart. This service will result in an additional fee.

Christmas Trees – Commercial

Commercial and non-residential entities need to prepare their Christmas Trees for either Green Waste or Trash, and there is an extra fee for tree disposal.

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