FREE for Emeryville residents!


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.

FREE Recycling tools:

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 check out the links below for more information. 

Free Kitchen Compost Pail - Details here 

Free Recycling Tote Bag - See details here

Neighborhood Spring Clean-Up Mon. & Tues. April 12th and 13th, 2021

The annual neighborhood Spring Clean-Up takes place on April 12th and 13th on your regular collection 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 day before.    

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 two pick-ups per year, total. Properties with 500 units or more are entitled to 4 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

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. 

Click below for viewing and printing of full collection service and sorting guide brochures:

Single Family Residential


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

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 at

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.

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 review or print, here are service brochures for single family, multi-family, business in the City of Emeryville