Trash and Recycling collection and Yard and Garden Waste collection services for Cal-Waste’s residential customers in the City of Galt includes once-a-week curbside collection using the three-cart system.
Carts are available in a variety of sizes, including:
- 20-Gallon Brown Cart for Trash
- 38-Gallon Brown Cart for Trash
- 64-Gallon Brown Cart for Trash
- 96-Gallon Brown Cart for Trash
- 64-Gallon Green Cart for Recycling
- 96-Gallon Green Cart for Recycling
- 64-Gallon Gray Cart for Yard and Garden Waste
- 96-Gallon Gray Cart for Yard and Garden Waste
Cart size options and additional carts are available upon request. Please call our Customer Service office at (209) 369-6887.
Recycling and Yard and Garden Waste scheduled collection service is provided every other week on an alternating fixed schedule. Click here to view the schedule for your area.
You may also request a Collection Calendar by contacting us, and we’ll be happy to send you one via mail or email.
Acceptable and Unacceptable Materials List
For a list of acceptable and unacceptable materials for Cal-Waste’s curbside recycling program, please review the list of do’s and don’ts. Household alkaline batteries (including A, AA, AAA, C, D, 6-volt and 9-volt), cell phones, smart phones, iPods and other mp3 players, and their chargers are collected in clear plastic zip-lock bags placed on top of the green recycling cart lid on recycling weeks.
Additional services are available upon request, including:
Cal-Waste offers 10- to 40-cubic yard Debris Boxes for projects of all sizes. View our available sizes by visiting our Debris Boxes page, then call our knowledgeable Customer Service representative to determine your specific needs! Call (209) 369-6887.
Conveniently sized at 3.5 cubic yards capacity, our Handy Haulers are the one-size, one-price solution when you have a lot more trash or yard debris than will fit in a normal weekly pickup. One low price includes delivery, removal and disposal of 3.5 cubic yards of whatever you can fit inside.
Residential customers are provided two pre-arranged curbside bulky waste pickups each year. Call our office one week in advance to schedule the bulky waste cleanup on your normal collection day.
What is considered Bulky Waste? Furniture, carpet, mattresses, clothing, green waste, appliances and even televisions, stereos, computers and other electronic equipment. Each collection must not exceed 4 cubic yards, and any containers with loose items must not exceed 50 pounds. Large green waste, such as tree trunks or branches, cannot exceed 2 inches in diameter, 3 feet in length or 50 pounds.
Other Sacramento County communities served by Cal-Waste include Elk Grove, Franklin, Herald, Rancho Murieta and Sacramento.