Start here to find the frequently asked questions about waste disposal, recycling and other waste management topics. This list is based on Republic Services’ vast experience with residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers across Colma. Not finding what you need?
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If you are a residential customer, go to the
Find My Collection Day section and input your address to find out what day you are schedule for trash and recycling collection.
Yes, extra bags may be placed at the curbside for an additional charge. Extra trash collection must be scheduled in advance by contacting Customer Service at
No. State law classifies paint cans as hazardous household wastes. As a result, paint must be disposed of through the San Mateo County Household Hazardous Waste Program. Call
650 363-4718 for additional information.
Please call Customer Service at
650-756-1130 and ask to speak with a Recycling Representative.
No, but you can obtain a compost bin for your own backyard composting at a discount through the County of San Mateo's Waste Management Program. Please call
650-599-1498 for additional information.
Customers can take their garbage to the Ox Mountain Sanitary Landfill or Blue Line Transfer Station. Ox Mountain is located off Highway 92, three miles east of Half Moon Bay. For more information, please call Ox Mountain at
650-726-4718. Blue Line is located at 500 E. Jamie Court, South San Francisco. For more information, please call Blue Line at
Please email or call us at
650-756-1130 to schedule a pick-up.
Please have your carts at the curb by 4:00 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.
For those rare times that Republic Services does not pick up a customer's garbage, the primary reasons are:
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