Garbage & Recycling

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The Public Works Solid Waste Division provides garbage pick-up to 9,500 homes, hauling 950 tons of garbage and recycling per month, and is one of the only two cities in Snohomish County that provides citizens with service at a rate competitive with regional private solid waste companies.  Collection charges include recycling under a contractual agreement with Waste Management Northwest.

Garbage Pick-Up

Garbage is picked up weekly, Monday through Friday. Garbage is collected every official holiday except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. If your service falls on one of more of these days, your garbage will be collected on the next day.

Once-a-month garbage customers:  Please put your garbage cart out on the first full week of each month on your normal collection day. See the schedule below:

The week of:  

  • December 2, 2019 

2020

  • January 6, 2020 
  • February 3, 2020 
  • March 2, 2020 
  • April 6, 2020 
  • May 4, 2020 
  • June 1, 2020 
  • July 6, 2020 
  • August 3, 2020 
  • September 7, 2020 
  • October 5, 2020 
  • November 2, 2020
  • December 7, 2020

Learn More

If you have a question about your collection day or any other issue, please contact the Utility Billing Department at (360) 363-8001.