Garbage collection is provided to customers that reside within the city limits of Vacaville and in the Solano county area surrounding Vacaville. Customers are provided with one 96 gallon gray garbage cart.

Please do not exceed weight limits. Our trucks can not lift more than 200 pounds. Place all carts at the curb on your collection day by 6:00 AM with the handles toward the curb, the lid completely closed and at least 5 feet of space between the carts.

Please contact us Recology Vacaville Solano for more information.


Acceptable Items

  • Ceramics, dishware, drinking glasses, Pyrex, porcelain, stemware
  • Light bulbs (no fluorescent bulbs)
  • Mirrors or window glass
  • Aluminum foil
  • Coat hangers
  • Food trays or pans
  • Scrap metal
  • Spray cans (hair spray or paint)
Organic Material
  • Bagged animal feces or manure
  • Bagged cool ashes or coals
  • Lumber, plywood or particle board
  • Adhesive-backed paper
  • Carbon paper
  • Hardcover books or binders
  • Photographs
  • Plastic or foil lining cereal or cracker boxes
  • Soiled papers, food wrappings, napkins, tissues or towels
  • Thermal fax paper
  • Food trays or deli containers
  • Plastic bags or wrap
  • Plastic furniture
  • Plastic tubs (yogurt and margarine containers)
  • PVC or other piping
  • Styrofoam/polystyrene containers and packing peanuts
  • Toys, trays, cups, garden hoses, plant pots, furniture
Unacceptable Garbage Material
Please do not place the following materials into your gray container!
Construction Debris
  • Concrete, rocks, dirt

Electronic / Universal Waste
  • Televisions, computers, cell phones, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury switches

Hot Ashes or Coals

Household Hazardous Waste
  • Paints, solvents, motor oil, cleaners, corrosives, fuel tanks - propane tanks
Recyclable Glass, Metal, Paper and Plastic
  • All accepted recyclable materials (see recycling page)
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