CVSan Single Family Setout Information

CVSAN

Residential Set-Out Information

THE PERFECT SET OUT:
  • Wheel carts to street curbside by 6:00 a.m. on your collection day.
  • Residential collection is provided Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Exception: Canyonlands service begins at 5:00 a.m. Please have carts curbside before then.
  • Remove your carts following service. Carts may not be left out for more than 24 hours.
  • Do not overload carts; the lids must close.
  • Overage fees may apply to overflowing carts.

 

THE ACI RESIDENTIAL CURBSIDE COLLECTION PROGRAM ALSO INCLUDES:
  • Used oil filter and up to 3 gallons of automotive fluids or cooking oil: FLUIDS CANNOT BE MIXED. Click here for more information.
  • Household batteries: Place AAA, AA, B, C, D, 9V, and small “button” batteries in a sealed heavy-duty plastic bag on top of your blue recycling cart. Liquid batteries such as automobile batteries and lithium-ion batteries are not accepted.
  • Textiles: During two specified weeks in the year, on their regular collection day, residents can place bagged textiles (household linens, clothing, etc.) on the curb next to the blue recycling cart. Textiles will be sorted for reuse. Please do not set out textiles that are wet, moldy, or have human biowaste or blood on them. Click here for textile collection calendar.

 

WHAT BELONGS IN THE BLUE RECYCLING CART?

  • All plastics #1-7 (except foam plastic)
  • Bundled plastic bags/wrap
  • Scrap metal (up to 2 ft. & 40 lbs.)
  • Glass containers
  • Aluminum foil products & metal containers
  • Clean paper, cardboard, & paper cartons

 

WHAT DOES NOT BELONG IN THE BLUE RECYCLING CART?

 

  • Ceramics & glassware
  • Windows, mirrors, & sheet glass
  • Foam plastic
  • Juice boxes & pouches
  • Food-soiled paper
  • Organic material
  • Hazardous Waste 

 

NEED EXTRA RECYCLING SERVICE?

 

  • Upsize to a 96-gallon cart. Contact us.
  • Add another recycling cart at no additional charge. Contact us.
  • Extra cardboard can be flattened, sized to 4’x4’ and stacked next to your recycling cart on collection day.

 

 

 
KEEP YOUR RECYCLING CLEAN!
  • Empty / Depackage Containers – Scrape spoiled/unwanted food into the green organics container.
  • Rinse Containers – Avoid contaminating the recycling stream.
  • Keep Recycling Loose – Don’t bag them! (except for bundled plastic wrap/bags).
  • Avoid Wishcycling – Items that are not recyclable cause contamination and can damage processing equipment.

WHAT BELONGS IN THE GREEN ORGANICS CART?

Please note: Canyonlands residents do not receive organics service.

  • Food Scraps
  • Waxed paper cartons & paper egg cartons
  • Shredded paper in paper bags
  • Yard trimmings, uncoated wood & chips, cactus & palm
  • Food-soiled paper containers
  • Paper towels & napkins, paper plates & cups

 

WHAT DOES NOT BELONG IN THE GREEN ORGANICS CART?

 

 

NEED EXTRA ORGANICS SERVICE?

  • Upsize to a 96-gallon cart. Contact us.
  • Use an ACI 30-gallon Paper Garden Bag.
  • Pick up at ACI office – 610 Aladdin Avenue, San Leandro
  • Pick up at CVSan office – 21040 Marshall Street, Castro Valley, CA 94546
  • Sets of 5 or 10 bags can be mailed to you for a fee. Current shipping charges apply.
  • Contact us for more info.

 

WHAT GOES IN THE GRAY GARBAGE CART?

  • Foam plastic
  • Juice boxes & pouches
  • Non-fluorescent light bulbs
  • Hoses & wire
  • Sheet glass (window, mirrors, etc.)
  • Treated wood (painted & stained)
  • Diapers & personal hygiene products
  • Glassware & ceramics
  • Cat litter & non-vegetarian pet feces

 

WHAT DOES NOT BELONG IN THE GRAY GARBAGE CART?

 

NEED EXTRA GARBAGE SERVICE?

For occasional extras, Extra Service Tags can be purchased from ACI or CVSan.
Contact us or visit CVSan to order.

If you have large items to dispose of, arrange a Bulky and Reuse Pick-Up. Click here for more information.

MONEY SAVING TIPS
  • REDUCE YOUR WASTE SIZE – Reduce your garbage cart to a 20-gallon size and receive a one-time $50 credit. Contact us or visit CVSan for more information.
  • UPSIZE YOUR RECYCLING & ORGANICS CONTAINERS – Contact us to increase your recycling and organics carts to a 64 or 96-gallon size at no additional charge.
  • GARBAGE EXCEPTION – Click here to download a Garbage Exemption Form or contact us for more information. Special qualifications apply. PLEASE NOTE: Recycling and organics services are still mandatory.

Reduce, Refuse & Reuse, Before you Recycle!

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