2021-22 Residential Garbage Collection Rates

Garbage, Organics and Recycling rates for FY 2021-22

Single-Family Residential Rates

Union City residential property owners pay for minimum of weekly curbside collection of Garbage, Organics and Recycling through assessments which appear on the property owners annual property tax statement. The fees for these standard collection services are based on weekly collection of a 35-gallon Garbage cart, a 96-gallon Organics cart, and a 64-gallon Recycling cart.

Annual Assessments for Single Family Households (3-cart weekly service)

Collection Services 2021/22 Rates
Garbage and Organics (includes Storm Water Program) $479.40
Recycling $173.04

The Recycling assessment includes a $1.50 per month Recycling Processing Surcharge. The assessments equate to a combined $54.37 per month cost to Single-Family homeowners for weekly collection of the three (3) carts. This monthly cost also includes twice annual Bulky Items Pickup service.

Parcelized Multi-Family Rates 

Parcelized Multi-Family properties (e.g., townhomes, condominiums) will pay for weekly collection of two (2) carts (i.e., Garbage and Recycling, not Organics) based on the following proposed annual assessments. This monthly cost also includes twice annual Bulky Items Pickup service. 

Annual Assessments for Parcelized Multi-Family Households (2-cart weekly service)

Collection Services 2021/22 Rates
Garbage (includes Storm Water Program) $321.36
Recycling $173.04

The FY 2021-22 rates combined equal $41.20 per month for Parcelized Multi-Family homeowners, including the Recycling Processing Surcharge. This monthly cost also includes twice annual Bulky Items Pickup service. 

Please click on the link below for a complete list of the Residential Garbage, Organics and Recycling collection rates:

Garbage, Organics and Recycling rates for FY 2021-22

For additional information on Garbage, Organics and Recycling collection services or the rates charged for service, please contact the City Manager's Office at (510) 675-5466 or CliffF@unioncity.org.