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What do I do on Trash Day?

What Do I Do on My Trash Collection Day?

Please bring out your trash containers by 7:00 a.m. on your scheduled trash collection day.

Follow the diagram below and review these simple steps to ensure that trash collection is completed safely and efficiently:


  • Make sure that your trash containers handles are pointed toward your home for the automated service.
  •               Trash Truck


  • Place your containers away from obstructions such as parked vehicles, mailboxes, and utility poles.
  • Do not to place your trash containers in the traffic area including bike lanes.
  • Leave enough space for your postal carrier to have access to your mail box.
  • Remove your trash containers from public view within 24 hours of service.


  • Diagram


    Each container will be serviced on the same collection day by different vehicles.


    black trash can

    Black Container—Trash
  • for all non-recyclable household trash.
  • Please remove your recyclables.
  • Green Trash Can
    Green Container—Recyclables
  • For recyclable materials.
  • Please DO NOT mix your trash as it will contaminate the entire load in the trash truck.
  • Brown Trash Can
    Brown Container—Yard Waste
  • Yard Waste should fit in the container with lid down.
  • Please DO NOT include palm fronds (schedule a Bulky Item Pickup for them).

  • If you have any questions regarding the placement of your trash containers, please call Republic Services at (714) 238-2444 or visit www.republicservices.com/site/Anaheim-ca