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Collection Delays

The solid waste haulers in Auburn are committed to providing reliable collection for all customers. However, in the event that circumstances such as unsafe roads interfere with service schedules, we appreciate customer understanding and cooperation.

Waste Management

Residential customers:  Waste Management is operating a normal schedule for all routes. 

Commercial customers (businesses and multi-family): Waste Management is operating a normal schedule for all routes. If you were missed for collection please call the hauler directly at 1-800-592-9995.

Additional Information can be found at Waste Management's Websitelinks to external site 

Republic Services

Residential customers:  Republic Services is operating a normal schedule for all routes.

Commercial customers (businesses and multi-family):  Republic Services is operating a normal schedule for all routes. If you were missed for collection please call the hauler directly at 253-872-7220. Additional Information can be found at Republic Services' Websitelinks to external site 

Tips for Extra Material Storage and Set Out:

Extra garbage - Place next to garbage container in:

  • Securely tied plastic bags labeled "Garbage" or
  • 32-gal can with handle and lid (65 pound limit) labeled "Garbage"

Extra recycling - Place next to recycling cart in:

  • Plastic recycling bins or
  • Cardboard boxes (2x2x2 ft. limit) labeled "Recycling" 
  • No recycling in plastic bags

Extra yard trimmings (NO food scraps or plastic) - Place next to yard cart in:

  • Heavy paper yard bags (available at hardware stores) or
  • Reusable polywoven yard bags (available at hardware stores) or 
  • 32-gal cans with handles & lids (65 pound limit) labeled "Yard" or 
  • Bundles tied with sisal twine (4'x2' limit)
  • No yard waste in plastic bags

For more information, contact Auburn’s Utility Billing Customer Service at 253-931-3038.