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All cans must be out by 6 am ready for collection. The Sanitation Department staff completes trash collection by 1:30 pm.
Trash is collected Monday for side A and Tuesday for side B. See the Trash Collection page for further information.
Green waste is collected Thursday for side A and Friday for side B. See the Trash Collection page for further information.
Trash and green waste are collected once a week.
Call 661-758-7271 and describe what happened. The trash can/bin will either be repaired or replaced depending on the situation.
Call 661-758-7271 and notify that your trash/green waste can is missing. You will be charged a fee to replace it.
You can also call 661-758-7271 and receive the serial number associated with your can. This serial number will help you find your trash bin. We recommend you look for it on the scheduled trash collection date when all cans are out ready for pick up. If you find your trash/green waste bin, you can bring it back to your home or contact the Public Works Department and a staff member will return the can to the appropriate home.
A $40 per container fee that will be applied to replace containers.
You can increase trash service at any time. To reduce trash service, you will be on a two-week probationary period to assess your trash intake to determine if the decrease in service is warranted.
This depends on the increase. You may call 661-758-7230 to obtain more information.
Call 661-758-7271 and describe the situation. The request will be handled at earliest convenience by a Sanitation employee.
Cans should be placed out with handles facing your house, spaced 3 to 5 feet of each other and not over filled. See the Curbside Placement Notice (PNG) for more details.
Please refer to the 2020 Waste Calendar (PDF) for exceptions to the pick-up schedule.
Green waste entails vegetation and yard waste. Limbs cannot be longer than 4 feet in length, no trash, etc. See the Trash Collection page for other items that are not accepted.
If green waste is contaminated it will be tagged and not picked up until contaminants are removed.
The City has a community cleanup day where items can be taken. Set up a pick-up service by calling 661-758-7271.
The City of Wasco does not offer this type of service.
The City has placed 3 recycling roll off bins around town; refer to the Community Recycle Drop-Off Centers map for locations.