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:
* 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.
* 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