Weekly curbside waste collection is provided by Recology Vacaville Solano to customers that reside within the city limits of Vacaville and in the Solano County area surrounding Vacaville.

Residential customers are provided with three collection carts: one gray garbage cart, one blue recycling cart, and one green organics cart available in either 32- and 96-gallon sizes. For information about your recycling and organics carts, visit our Recycling and Organics pages or view our Residential Waste Service and Recycling Guide.

All carts are serviced weekly on your designed service day. To view your collection calendar visit

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 3 feet of space between each cart as well as other objects such as vehicles, lamp posts, and trees. Please do not block the sidewalk. Additionally, please be mindful of weight limits, as the trucks cannot lift more than 200 pounds. If your cart exceeds the limit, it will not be collected.

For questions about your weekly collection service, contact Recology Vacaville Solano at (707) 448-2945 or visit


Before you throw any items in your garbage cart, please consider if it is able to be reused or recycled. If you are unsure, please use Recology’s WhatBin feature to learn how to dispose of your unwanted items.

Please do not place the following materials in your garbage cart:


Do not place these materials in your garbage cart – visit to learn how to dispose of these items

  • Construction debris, concrete, rocks, dirt
  • Electronic & Universal Waste – TV’s, computers, cell phones, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury switches, etc.
  • Hot ashes or coals
  • Household hazardous waste – paints solvents, motor oil, cleaners, corrosives, fuel tanks & propane tanks
  • Recyclable items such as glass, metal, paper, and plastic
For a list of accepted recyclable materials, please see our Recycling page


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For large items that don’t fit in your carts, schedule a Residential Cleanup Program pickup. Residential customers in Vacaville are provided with a single annual curbside collection of one of the following: 2 bulky items, 2 cubic yards of bagged material, or 3 e-waste items. Additional items may be collected for a fee.

To schedule a Residential Cleanup Program pickup, call Recology Vacaville Solano at (707) 448-2945 at least one day before your regular collection day, then place your items at the curb next to your gray cart.


Residential customers are given one landfill pass each year to dispose of up to 1,000 lbs. at the Recology Hay Road Landfill for FREE. Simply call Recology Vacaville Solano at (707) 448-2945 to request your annual landfill pass.


Bring your old mattresses, box spring, and carpet to the Recology Vacaville Solano Recycling Facility located at 855 ½ Davis Street in Vacaville and recycle it for free! The facility is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Mattress/box spring limit of 5 units per day)

For a complete list of programs and services, check the Residential Waste Service and Recycling Guide.


The City of Vacaville has an exclusive franchise agreement with Recology Vacaville Solano to provide weekly garbage, recycling, and organic waste collection services. Additionally, street sweeping is provided for our residents every other week. This franchise agreement grants Recology Vacaville Solano the exclusive right to provide all garbage services for the City of Vacaville. For details about the franchise agreement, please see a copy of City ordinance 8.08.040.

Billing for your garbage service occurs on a quarterly basis with bills being sent out in early April, July, October, & January. Payments may be made by mail by utilizing the enclosed envelope that comes with your bill or payments can be made in person at 1 Town Square Place upstairs from the Vacaville Public Library.

Additionally, Recology Vacaville Solano has implemented an automatic bill paying system called "E-Pay". To sign up for this system please visit


Garbage from Vacaville residents is discarded at Recology Hay Road. Residents may also self-haul trash to this landfill.

Hours of Operation: Open Daily 8:00am - 4:00pm

Recology Hay Road

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Street Sweeping is conducted every other week on the day after your regular waste collection. Please be sure all cars, basketball hoops and other obstacles are removed from the streets for efficient sweeping.

For more information on your street sweeping schedule, please visit Recology.