Refuse Collection/Recyling Services

RESIDENTIAL SERVICE
Refuse and recycling service is provided by Waste Management, Inc. 800.266.7551

Standard Refuse & Recycling Service - Diamond Bar residents are provided with:

  • One 64-gallon wheeled GREEN cart
    For yardwaste such as grass clippings, leaves, sawdust, etc.
  • One 64-gallon wheeled GREY cart
    For commingled recyclables such as aluminum and steel cans, glass bottles and jars, plastic containers, newspapers, paper, cardboard, magazines, cereal boxes (with liners removed), etc.
  • One 35, 64, or 96-gallon wheeled BLACK cart
    For trash only. Prices are determined by the size of cart.

Monthly Service Rates (July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013)

BLACK CART SIZE

STANDARD RATE

SENIOR REDUCED RATE

35-gallon

$20.72 p/mo.

$17.83 p/mo.

64-gallon

$25.35 p/mo.

$22.03 p/mo.

96-gallon

$30.64 p/mo.

$26.26 p/mo.

Additional Cart Rates (effective July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013)

BLACK CART SIZE

 EXTRA COST

35-gallon

 $6.48 p/mo.

64-gallon

$9.71 p/mo.

96-gallon

$12.98 p/mo.

  • Additional GRAY Cart (beyond two carts) $1.80 p/mo.
  • Additional GREEN Cart (beyond two carts) $4.59 p/mo.

COMMERCIAL & MULTI-FAMILY DWELLINGS
Refuse and recycling service for businesses and multi-family complexes is provided by Valley Vista Services, Inc. 800.442.6454

Standard Refuse & Recycling Service
Monthly Service Rates (effective July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013)

One 3-cubic yard bin
For trash only.

PICKUP FREQUENCY  

STANDARD REFUSE  RATE  

RECYCLING BIN RATE   

Once a week

$125.45

$62.73

Twice a week

$207.97

$96.70

Three times a week

$292.02

$134.99

Four times a week

$379.12

$174.80

Five times a week

$464.70

$213.87

Six times a week

$567.15

$261.44

Subsequent pickups

  $44.80

N/A

Refuse Collection and Recycling Services
Waste Management (WM) / Valley Vista Services (VVS)

New/Expanded Services:

  • Home Delivery for Sharps Containers (WM)
    A new mail-based and/or drop-off program for Sharps-users to request home delivery of a Sharps container to safely, lawfully, and efficiently get rid of used needles, syringes or lancets used to manage chronic medical conditions;
  • Extended On-Call Bulky-Item Pick-Ups (WM)
    Residents may request a total of four (4) bulky-item pickups each calendar year for items that do not fit in refuse carts; and
  • Mulch Give-Away (WM)
    Waste Management will host two mulch giveaway events a year to distribute mulch to enhance gardens and help reduce water usage. Every household will receive coupons in their billings that they can redeem for two free bags of mulch at each event.

Continued Services:

  • Recycling for Ink Cartridges/Cell Phones (WM)
    Free mail-back pouches for the recycling of ink cartridges and cell phones continue to be available at City Hall and distributed during City special events;
  • Curbside Used Oil & Oil Filter Collection (WM)
    Households may continue to request free curbside pickup of up to eight quarts (two gallons) of oil and up to two oil filters per month. The pickups occur on regularly-scheduled refuse and recycling collection days.
  • Door-to-Door Household Hazardous Waste Collection (WM and VVS)
    Residents may continue to request free address pickup of select hazardous waste.
  • Curbside Household Hazardous Waste Collection (WM and VVS)
    Residents of both single-family and multi-family homes may continue to request free address pickup of select hazardous waste.
  • On-Call Bulky-Item Pick-Ups (VVS)
    Multi-family dwellings will continue to be entitled to four bulky item pickups a year at no additional charge.
  • Holiday Tree Recycling (WM and VVS)
    Free curbside tree collection live seasonal trees following end-of-the-year holidays;
  • Bill Discount for Seniors (WM)
    Waste Management customers age 60 and older continue to be eligible for a discounted rate on their 64 or 35-gallon refuse carts. (Download form - proof of residency required)
  • Smaller-Capacity Refuse Carts (WM)
    Households who have increased their recycling efforts and therefore do not fill their 64-gallon carts to full capacity, may request a switch to a 35-gallon container for a lower monthly rate of $18.95 per month.
  • Additional Green and Gray Carts (WM)
    Customers who need more space for their recyclables or green waste can obtain one additional recycling and/or green waste cart free of charge.
  • Free Cart Replacement (WM)
    Individuals with cracked or broken refuse, recycling, or green bins are eligible for a free replacement.

Refuse Collection Holiday Schedule

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

If your regular collection day falls on or after one of these holidays, your refuse and recyclables will be picked up on the following day.

Dumpsters or Storage Containers
For home improvement projects that require the removal of large quantities of construction debris, contact Waste Management for bin rental services. A encroachment permit must also be obtained from the City's Public Works Department.