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What Goes in Which Cart


Schedule a Free Bulk Pickup

Items that can be recycled:

  • Appliances/Microwaves (Fremont customers are limited to 2 large appliances, Union City customers are limited to 1 of each type of appliance)
  • Electronic Waste (Fremont customers only. Union City customers can take e-waste to Tri-CED)

Items that can be disposed:

  • Tires Limit 4
  • Carpet
  • Furniture/Mattresses
  • Bagged or Boxed Trash (including yard waste and branches. Glass/mirrors must be wrapped or packaged for safety.)
  • Other (can be specified on schedule form)

Items that can be donated:

  • Wood Furniture
  • Dishes and/or Pans
  • Toys and/or Books
  • Cell phones
  • Small appliances/electronics that work

Rent a Dumpster

Place your debris box order online or call 510-657-3500. Next day service available in Alameda County when you order Monday through Friday.

We provide debris box rental services for the following cities: Fremont, Newark, and Union City

The following materials cannot be collected in roll-off containers:
asbestos, batteries, food waste, hazardous waste, liquids, paint, oils, medical waste, tires, televisions, monitors and white goods(appliances) containing chlorofluorocarbons(CFCs)


Rent a Dumpster

Rent a Dumpster

Spring cleaning, parties and other infrequent activities can generate extra trash. Rather than overload your container so it can't be serviced, purchase an overage bag which includes the cost of disposal. Just fill and leave the 32-gallon bag on the curb next to your cart on your regular service day. Bags are available for pick-up at Republic Services' office. Call 510-657-3500 or email us if you would like it mailed to your home.

Fremont Prepaid Overage Bags

$7.34 plus $1.52 postage per bag. Contact us for Lifeline & Senior Rates.

  • Mailed bags may be charged to active accounts in good standing.
  • Inactive accounts require prepayments via credit card or in office.
  • Bags are charged at time of request, not use.


If you feel like you need a larger cart you can order one online through Customer Support.
If you ever want to haul it yourself, feel free to take it to the Fremont Recycling and Transfer Station.
For proper disposal of Household Hazardous Waste visit the stopwaste.org site.

You can contact customer service online or by calling 510-657-3500.


Additional Service Resources


Cooking Oil Recycling

Visit our Fremont office for free disposal of cooking oil and grease.

Fremont Office:
510-657-3500
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Republic Services of Alameda County
42600 Boyce Rd.
Fremont, CA 94538

Sharps Disposal by Mail

Learn more about the Republic Services Sharps mail-back disposal program.


Rates or Billing Questions?

Please visit our Resources page for rates. For billing questions please Contact Customer Service.


News and Newsletters

What Goes in Which Cart

Visit the service guide below for recycling information such as what goes in your brown or green recycling cart.

Residential Services Guide

Find Your Residential Collection Day

Collection Day Map

Schedule a Bulk Pickup

Items that can be recycled:

  • Appliances/Microwaves (Fremont customers are limited to 2 large appliances, Union City customers are limited to 1 of each type of appliance)
  • Electronic Waste (Fremont customers only. Union City customers can take e-waste to Tri-CED)

Items that can be disposed:

  • Tires Limit 4
  • Carpet
  • Furniture/Mattresses
  • Bagged or Boxed Trash (including yard waste and branches. Glass/mirrors must be wrapped or packaged for safety.)
  • Other (can be specified on schedule form)

Items that can be donated:

  • Wood Furniture
  • Dishes and/or Pans
  • Toys and/or Books
  • Cell phones
  • Small appliances/electronics that work

Rent a Bin

Place your debris box order online or call 510-657-3500. Next day service available in Alameda County when you order Monday through Friday.

We provide debris box rental services for the following cities: Fremont, Newark, and Union City

The following materials cannot be collected in roll-off containers:
asbestos, batteries, food waste, hazardous waste, liquids, paint, oils, medical waste, tires, televisions, monitors and white goods(appliances) containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)


Refuse & Organics/Food Waste Collection
(Rolloffs/Debris Boxes) Container Sizes

6 Cubic Yard
14 Cubic Yard
20 Cubic Yard
30 Cubic Yard
40 Cubic Yard

Recycling Collection
(Rolloffs/Debris Boxes) Container Sizes

6 Cubic Yard
14 Cubic Yard
20 Cubic Yard
30 Cubic Yard
40 Cubic Yard


Purchase Overage Bags

Spring cleaning, parties and other infrequent activities can generate extra trash. Rather than overload your container so it can't be serviced, purchase an overage bag which includes the cost of disposal. Just fill and leave the 32-gallon bag on the curb next to your cart on your regular service day. Bags are available at Republic Services for $21.86 plus $1.52 postage per bag. Call 510-657-3500 or email if you would like it mailed to your home.


If you feel like you need a larger cart you can order one online through Customer Support.
If you ever want to haul it yourself, feel free to take it to the Fremont Recycling and Transfer Station.
For proper disposal of Household Hazardous Waste visit the stopwaste.org site.

You can contact customer service online or by calling 510-657-3500.


Additional Service Resources


Tri-CED Community Recycling Buy-Back Center

Tri-CED is a certified California Redemption Center. Get paid for aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and containers labeled with the (CA CASH REFUND or CA CRV) symbol. Tri-CED also provides drop-off opportunities for electronic waste, used books, magazines, DVDs, VHS tapes, clothing, and large loads of cardboard free of charge.

Tri-CED Community Recycling
33377 Western Ave, Union City
510-429-8030
www.tri-ced.org

Cooking Oil Recycling

Visit our Fremont office for free disposal of cooking oil and grease.

Fremont Office:
510-657-3500
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Republic Services of Alameda County
42600 Boyce Rd.
Fremont, CA 94538

Sharps Disposal by Mail

Learn more about the Republic Services Sharps mail-back disposal program.


Rates or Billing Questions?

Please visit our Resources page for rates. For billing questions please contact Customer Service.


News and Newsletters

Contact us Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at 510-657-3500.


Carts & Accepted Materials

Black Cart: Trash

The black cart is for trash only. Remember by recycling and composting more, you may be able to reduce your trash service level which may result in cost savings!

Blue Cart: Recycling

The blue cart is for recyclables including mixed paper, cardboard, metal, glass and plastic.

Green Cart: Organics

The green cart is for organic materials including food scraps, yard trimmings, waxed cardboard and paper, napkins, paper plates and cups and untreated wood.

View the Residential Services Guide for details on cart set-out and accepted recyclable and compostable materials.


For proper disposal of Household Hazardous Waste visit stopwaste.org.


News and Newsletters



Additional Service Resources


Two free passes to Newby Island Landfill

Two free passes to the Newby Island Landfill per year per residence. Contact Republic Services to receive your free passes to dispose of up to 4-cubic yards of waste twice per year. Passes can be mailed or picked up in person at the Republic Services office located at 42600 Boyce Road, Fremont. Residents must bring passes and show proof of Newark residency at Newby Island Landfill. Newby Island is located at 1601 Dixon Landing Road, Milpitas, CA 95035. Landfill passes are not available for pick-up at Newby Island Landfill.


Senior Rates and Backyard Service

Senior Rates available for customers age 70 and over.
Backyard service option for qualified seniors and disabled customers.
Visit the Resources page for further service rate information.

(B) Lifeline/Senior Rate

Service Type: 20 GAL 35 GAL 64 GAL 96 GAL
Curbside Services $23.23 $25.82 $45.72 $65.60
Backyard Services* $34.84 $38.72 $68.58 $98.40

(B) Lifeline and Senior Rates:

Weekly curbside collection of refuse, recyclables and organics in containers provided by Republic Services. Customers may select their level of refuse service according to the container options available. All customers will be issued a 64-gallon cart for organics and a 64-gallon container for recyclables collection. These rates will be available for eligible, low-income customers demonstrating that they receive assistance under PG&E's Low Income Rate Payer Assistance program. These rates will also be available for senior citizens age 70 and over.

*Backyard services are available for an additional cost. Drivers cannot service containers behind locked gates or structures. Disabled residents may apply for an exemption from the additional fee.


Free Used Motor Oil and Filter Recovery Kits

Your Republic Services driver will deliver a new Motor Oil and Filter Recovery Kit upon request. Place next to your Recycling cart on your collection day for service. A new kit will be left at the curbside for future use. One Motor Oil Kit will be serviced per collection day.


Cooking Oil Recycling

Visit our Fremont office for free disposal of cooking oil and grease.

Fremont Office:
510-657-3500
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Republic Services of Alameda County
42600 Boyce Rd.
Fremont, CA 94538

Battery Recycling

Batteries placed in a clear, sealed bag left on top of your recycle cart will be collected on your service day.


Vacation Hold

Republic Services provides temporary vacations holds at no cost to residents for up to 4 weeks annually.

On-Call Bulky Item Collection

Customers have three free on-call bulky item collections per year. This includes up to 3-cubic yards (4ft x 4ft x 5ft) of trash, recyclable and organic material, reusable material, construction and demolition debris, E-waste or up to one appliance or bulky item.

Sharps Disposal by Mail

Learn more about the Republic Services Sharps mail-back disposal program.


Rates or Billing Questions?

Please visit our Resources page for rates. For billing questions please contact Customer Service.