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Auburn Residential Services *

The City of Auburn has partnered with Waste Management of Washington, Inc. to provide curbside collection of garbage, recycling and compostables for all residents and businesses.

* Information below applies only to service inside the City Limits.

Outside City Limits:
Unincorporated Area Service

Collection Information

Auburn residents have weekly collection for garbage and compostables (yard and food waste) and every-other-week collection for recycling.

Place carts out by 7:00 AM or no earlier than 24 hours before collection day.

Place 2 feet apart with lids opening toward the street.

Place 3 feet from obstructions such as cars, trees, fences, mailboxes.

Where available, place your carts in grass planter strips between the curb and sidewalk.

Where grass planter strips are not available, place carts out in such a way that does not restrict the reasonable and safe use of the street, sidewalk, or bicycle lanes by pedestrians, bicyclists, and automobiles.

Remove carts from public property no later than 24 hours after your collection day.

Collection Calendar

Missed Collection?

If your container(s) were at the curb by 7:00 AM and were not emptied, please report a missed collection by clicking here or call 1-800-592-9995 (M-F 7 AM - 7 PM, SAT 9 AM - 1 PM).

Holiday Schedules

Waste Management observes three annual holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day (Dec. 25), and New Year's Day (Jan. 1). All other holidays will not affect your collection schedule.

Weekday holidays will delay collection by one day for the remainder of the week. For example, if a holiday falls on a Thursday, Thursday customers will be collected on Friday and Friday customers will be collected on Saturday.

Solid Waste & Recycling Department Contacts
Service Alerts

Curbside
Garbage, Recycling and Compostables Information
What goes in my Garbage?

What Can I Recycle?

Link - Recycling Guidelines
What Goes in my Compostables Cart?

Link - Compostables Recycling Guidelines

Graphic - General Information - Acrobat Format

Auburn Recycling Guide
(Acrobat Format)

Waste Reduction Tips

Holiday Cooking Oil Collection

Available 365 Days a Year

Where do you take your used oil? There is a FREE drop-off station (open 24/7) located at Les Gove Park, 910 9th ST SE, Auburn â€" just south of the water spray playground. Look for the cooking oil banner hanging on the fence and the black collection tank marked GENERAL BIODIESEL. Be sure to take your transport containers with you and leave nothing behind, (except your cooking oil in the tank!), so we can continue to offer this service for free to our residents. There are no restrictions on the amount you can bring to recycle.


For more information and guidelines on all these events Click Here.

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