Garbage & Recycling Cart Color Changes

EB San Cart Slide

Beginning July 10, 2023, to comply with State Law SB 1383, East Bay Sanitary customers will receive new garbage and recycling carts. The new garbage cart is black. The new recycling cart is blue. Download Cart Change FAQs

How to Report & Reduce Illegal Dumping in El Cerrito

This article originally appeared in “A Greener El Cerrito” newsletter winter 21/22 edition. Read the full newsletter here. City maintenance workers and landscape contractors continuously pick up illegal dumping from the public right of way (streets, sidewalks), city parks and the Ohlone Greenway. To report illegal dumping in El Cerrito, please call (510) 215-4369 or […]

SB 1383: Short Lived Climate Pollution Reduction

Rising levels of greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere are causing a climate crises. When short-lived climate pollutants like organic waste (food scraps, food-soiled-paper, and yard waste) end up in landfill, they break down anaerobically which generates methane, a greenhouse gas super pollutant 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide. To respond to this climate […]

How to Dispose of Bulky Items

If it doesn’t fit in your garbage cart—don’t force it! Bulky items such as furniture and appliances are too large and too heavy for garbage carts. But that’s not a problem! A little planning is all you need to properly dispose of large items and help keep our community clean. Wether you are a resident […]

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