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AB 341 Mandatory Commerial Recycling 

As of July 1, 2012, California requires all businesses that generate four (4) or more cubic yards of garbage per week and multi-family dwellings with five (5) or more units to recycle.  

 

Waste, Recycling and Compost Services

Collection and disposal of regular solid waste, targeted recyclable and organic material for the City of Belmont is provided under contract with Recology of San Mateo County.  These services are required for all residential and commercial premises within the City limits. The residential collection hours are 6:00 am - 6:00 pm on weekdays (i.e. Monday through Friday) exclusive of Holidays.

Basic Services includes:

* Once a week collection of garbage, recyclables, and compost (all collected on the same day)

* Twice a year scheduled collection of bulky items to single-family residents. Recology's bulky item pick up     service is a safe and responsible way to dispose of items you no longer want or need and is offered at no       additional charge. Contact Recology to make an appointment.

Household Hazardous Waste - Residents in Belmont now have a Door-to-Door (by appointment)      Hazardous Household Waste program offered at no additional charge. Visit RethinkWaste for more    information.

Street sweeping services

* Free of Charge Community Shred events, Compost events & E-scrap events (offered throughout the year)

Christmas tree recycling collection

* Landfill fees for disposal of garbage & costs associated with handling recyclable & organic materials

To assist residents in understanding what their garbage rates include, RethinkWaste has updated its website to include rate information. The pages include a general introduction to rates, frequently asked questions, and an editorial from The Daily Journal on garbage rates. To learn more, go to RethinkWaste

 

    Solid Waste Rate info brochure_final_rev 011513_Page_1 - Copy            Belmont Solid Waste Presentation image_Page_01               Customer Satisfaction Survey Rethink Waste Belmont Presentation 08-13-12.pdf0_Page_01

               

2014 Garbage Rates                                             City of Belmont/Recology Franchise Agreement & Amendments
Recology Rate Application Letter                            Amendment No. 1 
Recology Rate Application                                     Amendment No. 2 and Resolution  
Final Solid Waste Report                                          

Notice of Public Hearing-Nov. 26, 2013 
Staff Report-Rate Analysis- Oct. 08, 2013               AB 341 Mandatory Commerial Recycling

 

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