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Trash Cart

Once a Week

  • 35-Gallon Cart for Trash
  • 65-Gallon Cart for Trash
  • 95-Gallon Cart for Trash

Recycling Cart

Every Other Week

  • 95-Gallon Cart for Recycling

Green Waste Cart

Opposite of Recycling

  • 65-Gallon Cart for Green Waste

Cart size options and additional carts are available upon request. Please call our Customer Service office at (209) 795-1532.

Recycling and Yard and Garden Waste scheduled collection service are 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.

Where do I place my carts?

  • Carts must have 3 feet clearance on all sides.
  • Carts must be 6 feet from vehicles and all other obstacles.
  • Place waste carts roadside or just forward of sidewalk.

What time do I have to put out my carts?

  • All carts must be curbside by 5:00 am on your service day to avoid a return trip charge.

What else do I have to be aware of?

  • All items must fall freely from your carts.
  • Items that do not come out of your carts will be serviced on your next scheduled service day.

Is there anything I can't put in my carts?

All of the following are non acceptable items in your carts:

  • Dirt
  • Concrete or rock
  • Dead animals
  • Liquids such as oils, water, gas, or chemicals
  • Hot ashes or coals
  • Hazardous waste
Sign Up For Service Online

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Debris Boxes

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) 795-1532.

Handy Haulers

These 3.5 cubic yard Handy Haulers are perfect for small, loose items you used to have to bag up for collection in a Large Item Pick Up. Galt residents receive one free Handy Hauler service per year.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is not allowed in any Cal-Waste equipment.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is defined as a waste with properties that make it dangerous or capable of having a harmful effect on human health or the environment.  Some examples of HHW are:


  • Batteries
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Lighter fluid
  • Anything containing mercury (thermometers and thermostats)
  • Nail polish/remover
  • Pool chemicals
  • Motor oil
  • Paints and solvents
  • Pesticides
  • Gas tanks


Calaveras County residents are allowed to drop off used motor oil, antifreeze, and oil filters at our location at 1149 Dunbar Rd., Arnold, CA anytime from Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am till 4:00 pm.  All oil filters must have a puncture hole before disposal on site.