All refuse/trash, green waste, and recycling containers must be
placed for collection prior to 6:00 A.M. of your regular
collection day to avoid being missed. Collection occurs at any
time between 6:00 A.M. and 2:30 P.M. In rare instances,
collection may occur later in the day and could
potentially change from week to week.
Three different trucks will pass by your residence to collect
refuse/trash, yard waste, and recycling waste throughout the day.
A missed collection must be reported to our office within 24
hours of your regular collection day to receive a make-up
collection. Credits are not issued for missed collections that
are not reported.
Containers should be placed curbside at least 3 feet from any
obstacle, such as a parked car or fence, and at least 1 foot from
Trash containers should be removed from streets as soon as
possible after the containers have been collected, and in any
event no later than ten o’clock.
GREEN Cart- Automated Green Waste Collection
A separate collection of your organic green waste materials is
required in the City. Place green waste materials in the
container marked YARD WASTE ONLY.
**COMING SOON – Residential food waste collection in your yard
waste bin. Check back soon for additional updates!!**
DO NOT PLACE FOOD WASTE IN YOUR GREEN WASTE CART
Branches, leaves, sticks
A small amount of sawdust
Use this bin for routine yard trimmings that generally grow back
TRASH, DIRT, LUMBER, LARGE AMOUNTS OF SAWDUST,
ROCKS, STUMPS, PALM FRONDS, CACTUS, AND TREE LIMBS LARGER
THAN SIX INCHES IN DIAMETER. NO FOOD WASTE
As with all containers, green waste may never exceed the upper
perimeter of the container.
Contaminated containers will not be collected by the driver.
If contamination is found prior to collection, your container
will be tagged with a green tag by the driver and left. Once you
have removed the contaminates, you can request a special pickup
at an extra charge, or you may place your container out the
following week for regular collection.
Plastic lawn bags are a contaminate and should never be placed in
your green waste container
Blue Cart -Automated Curbside Recycling Program
By recycling, you help:
Conserve natural resources
Reduce air & water pollution
Reduce energy use
Extend landfill life
PLACE IN RECYCLING CONTAINER:
Bottles: Water, Soda, Juice
Jugs: Laundry Detergent, Milk, Juice
Tubs: Margarine, Yogurt, Sour Cream
Cans: Soda, Soup, Meat, Juice, Vegetable, Pet
Foam containers, take-out boxes/containers, and
Diapers and Pet Waste
Hoses, Wires, Cords, and hangers (both plastic and metal)
No food waste, green waste, or recyclables after January
RESIDENTIAL ORGANIC FOOD WASTE – SB 1383 **COMING SOON!
Residential food waste collection curbside! Check back soon for
WHY ORGANIC RECYCLING?
Landfills are the third-largest source of methane in California.
Organic waste emits 20% of the state’s methane; a climate super
pollutant up to 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide. By
participating in the City’s organic drop-off program, you are
part of the solution to protect the environment and future
ORGANIC FOOD WASTE -24- Hour Drop-off Program
Participation Guidelines: All food waste
should be placed in a gallon-sized, clear, rigid (thicker)
plastic bag. Gallon size zip lock bags work best.
Food waste acceptable items: Any items that come
from food or are the result of the preparation of a food item.
Rinds, shells (shellfish), hulls, bones, meat, fruit, bread,
nuts, produce, anything that would have been edible.
Unacceptable items: Items labeled compostable
e.g. bags, plates, table wear, toothbrushes, and cups. No,
packaging, paper, coffee filters, tea bags, yard waste, glass,
plastic, straws, napkins, plates, table wear, plastic film,
manure, pet waste, animal waste, gloves, textiles, dirt, rocks,
cartons, cardboard, bin board, or refuse of any kind.
The Redlands Community Center
111 W. Lugonia Ave., -In the main parking
31215 Sutherland Dr.
500 Kansas St.
How do I participate?
Separate your food waste and place it in a non-compostable gallon
size, clear, rigid (thicker) plastic bag. Gallon size zip lock
bags work best.
Locate a drop-off site listed above.
If you live in a Multi-Family community ask your site manager or
HOA, you may have a collection bin on site. Multi-family
properties can also use the 24-hour drop-off sites.
Place your bagged food waste in a designated drop-off bin.
Tip: Keep meat and dairy scraps in your freezer and add
them to your bag on the day you plan to drop off your