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Garbage, Recycling & Compostables

ANNOUNCEMENT

Holiday Collection Schedules:
There will be no collection on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

  • Thanksgiving - Collection will be one day later for Thursday and Friday customers (on November 29 & 30, 2019).
  • Christmas - Collection will be one day later for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday customers (on December 26, 27 & 28, 2019).
  • New Year's - Collection will be one day later for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday customers (on January 2, 3 & 4, 2020).


The City of Auburn's homes, apartments and businesses are serviced by two solid waste haulers: Waste Management and Republic Services.

Who's your solid waste hauler?

Click on this map (PDF) or use the Citizen Look Up Tool (residential customers only). If you do not find the information you are looking for on the menu please call our Solid Waste Customer Care Specialist at 253-931-3038, Option #2 or email for more information.

Residential RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS

Information for curbside service at single family residences (1-2 units) or mobile home parks.

Hauler: Waste Management or Republic Services


 

MultifamilyMULTIFAMILY CUSTOMERS

Information for service at apartments (3 or more units).

Hauler: Waste Management or Republic Services


 

BusinessBUSINESS CUSTOMERS

Information on service at businesses.

Hauler: Waste Management or Republic Services


 

SchoolSCHOOL CUSTOMERS

Information for teachers from the Auburn School District (ASD) on environmental education and classroom presentations.

Schools - Environmental Education


 

Resident's Guide to Utility Services

Our Resident's Guide to Utility Services brochure (PDF) provides information regarding your water, sewer, storm and/or garbage, recycle and compostables services. Please take a look and call us if you have any questions at 253-931-3038.


Missed Solid Waste Collection?

For all missed garbage, recycling and compostable collections, call your hauler directly within 24 hours. No credit is given for missed collections. Call your hauler and to schedule a courtesy pickup.


Collection Delays

Waste Management customers - view details on Collection Delays.
Republic Services customers - view hauler's website.


View Upcoming Events:   

Sort it Out: New recycling rule starts January 2, 2018.

Effective 1/2/2018 self-haul transfer station and drop box customers will be required to place selected materials in designated recycling bins or areas at facilities that accept those materials for recycling.
 View details (PDF)


City of Auburn Contacts

  • Joan Nelson, Solid Waste & Recycling Supervisor / Hauler Contract Management, 253-931-5103
  • Kathleen Edman, Solid Waste Customer Care Specialist / Outreach & Education, 253-931-3047