Residential Curbside Collection Service Rates

Union City residential property owners pay for minimum of weekly curbside collection of recycling, compost (organics), and landfill (garbage) materials through assessments which appear on the property owner's annual property tax statement. The fees for these standard collection services are based on weekly collection of a 35-gallon blue landfill cart, a 96-gallon green compost cart, and a 64-gallon gray recycling cart.

To view and download a complete list of collection service rates, visit: Residential Landfill (Garbage), Compost, (Organics), and Recycling Collection Service Rates for Fiscal Year 2022-23

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

Collection Services 2022/23 Rates
Landfill/Garbage and Compost/Organics (includes Storm Water Program) $486.84
Recycling $189.60

Single-Family Residential Rates

The Recycling Assessment includes a $2.00 per month Recycling Processing Surcharge. The assessments equate to a combined $56.37 per month cost to single-family homeowners for weekly collection of the three (3) carts. This monthly cost also includes twice annual Bulky Items Collection service.

Parcelized Multi-Family Rates 

Parcelized multi-family properties (e.g., townhomes, condominiums) 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 Collection service. 

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

Collection Services 2022/23 Rates
Landfill/Garbage (includes Storm Water Program) $326.40
Recycling $189.60

The FY 2022-23 rates combined equal $43.00 per month for parcelized multi-family homeowners, including the Recycling Processing Surcharge. This monthly cost also includes twice annual Bulky Items Pickup service.

To view and download a complete list of collection service rates, visit: Residential Landfill (Garbage), Compost, (Organics), and Recycling Collection Service Rates for Fiscal Year 2022-23

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