Small Green Carts

San Ramon

Residential Rates for Regularly Scheduled Cart Service
(Small Green Cart Service)

Rate Period January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2022.

Click here for a PDF of 2021-2022 rates.

The following rates apply to single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums with individual garbage service that subscribe to 35-gallons or less of compost/organics service per week. These rates include either one 20-gallon compost cart or one 35-gallon compost cart at no additional charge. All homes must have compost/organics service in order to recycle food scraps, soiled paper products (pizza boxes, paper plates, paper towels, paper cups, etc.) clean wood, plants, and yard trimmings. In some cases homes may be able to share compost carts. These rates also include up to 96-gallons/week of recyclables collection at no additional charge.

Curbside Cart Service

Includes garbage collection at size/rate customer chooses and up to two recycling carts and up to 35gal of organics service at no additional cost.

Size of Solid Waste ContainerService FrequencyQuarterly Rate
20-gal Cart Curbside Service1 pick-up/week$80.53
35-gal Cart Curbside Service1 pick-up/week$98.23
64-gal Cart Curbside Service1 pick-up/week$167.49
96-gal Cart Curbside Service1 pick-up/week$266.42
20-gal Cart Backyard Service - Disabled1 pick-up/week$80.53
35-gal Cart Backyard Service - Disabled1 pick-up/week$98.23
64-gal Cart Backyard Service - Disabled1 pick-up/week$167.49
96-gal Cart Backyard Service - Disabled1 pick-up/week$266.42
20-gal Cart Backyard Service1 pick-up/week$217.85
35-gal Cart Backyard Service1 pick-up/week$235.55
64-gal Cart Backyard Service1 pick-up/week$304.81
96-gal Cart Backyard Service1 pick-up/week$403.74
Upgrade to a 96-gal Recycle Cart1 pick-up/week$0.00
35-gal Recycling Cart (After 2 Free)1 pick-up/week$37.16
64-gal Recycling Cart (After 2 Free)1 pick-up/week$65.90
96-gal Recycling Cart (After 2 Free)1 pick-up/week$105.33


Miscellaneous Services (Per Occurrence)
Type of ServiceReceptacleRate
Extra ServicesFlocked Christmas Tree$36.60
Yard Waste Bags$10.31
Garbage Bag Tags$10.31
Additional Bulky Pick-up (Outside the Neighborhood Clean-up Days)3 cubic yards or 21-32 gallon bags$274.75
Return TripNot Applicable$91.58
Bulky Pick-up Each Cubic Yard Over 3Not Applicable$73.23
Additional Cart Replacement -Single Family customers are eligible for one (1) free cart replacement and one (1) free cart size exchange per any 12 month period for any reason. A fee is applied to additional requests in the same 12 month period.Not Applicable$91.58


Additional Services – Extra Garbage Cart Services – Performed on Regular Service Day
Size of ContainerFrequencyRate


Additional Services – Extra Garbage Cart Services – Performed on Day other than Service Day
Size of ContainerFrequencyRate


Bulky Items – On Call Special Collection (Per Item)
Type of ServiceRate InformationRate
Air Conditioner - wall uniteach $224.38
Cast Iron Bathtubeach $104.79
Certified Refrigerator/Air Conditionereach $224.38
Chaireach $91.95
Couch 6 ft.each $104.79
Couch 9 ft.each $104.79
Dishwashereach $104.79
Dryereach $104.79
Hide-a-Bedeach $104.79
Mattress - Fulleach $132.42
Mattress - Kingeach $132.42
Mattress - Queeneach $132.42
Mattress - Twineach $132.42
Metal Bathtubeach $104.79
Microwaveeach $91.95
Misc Furniture Itemeach $91.95
Misc Large Itemeach $132.42
Refrigeratoreach $224.38
Stoveeach $104.79
Television - bigger than 25" consoleeach $183.90
Television - less than or 25" console or Computer monitoreach $132.42
Tires (cars & pick up)each $45.96
Tires (truck)each $82.77
Toileteach $91.95
Washereach $104.79
Water heater - 30 galeach $104.79
Water heater - 40 galeach $104.79
Water heater - 50 galeach $104.79