Curbside Garbage Collection

East Bay Sanitary Company collects garbage ("trash" and green waste) from El Cerrito residents and businesses. For more information about these services, visit or call 237-4321.

Rates for all solid waste collection services are based on garbage container size. See the Solid Waste and Recycling Rates page for more details. To start, stop, change, or ask questions about your garbage service, contact East Bay Sanitary.

Holiday Schedule
Curbside collection occurs on all holidays except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. If those holidays fall on a regular collection day, then collection for that day and all following days in that week will occur one day later than normal.

Questions about recycling, green waste, or garbage? Check out our brochure: Everything you ever wanted to know about recycling and garbage services in El Cerrito. Residential: English | Español | Chinese
Commercial and Multifamily: English | Español

Elderly or disabled residents who can't move carts on their own may subscribe to a free back-yard service. Call East Bay Sanitary to set up this service (please be prepared to provide proof of senior status or disability).

Free annual collection of extra garbage materials is also available.