Garbage Service and Recycling

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The City of Hayward is serviced by 2 Garbage haulers. Pickup is on Wednesday mornings. Please have your containers at street side by 6am.

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Waste Management

Recycling Services are provided for residents in the City of Hayward. It is a no sort program where all paper, cardboard, glass, metal, and plastic is collected in one container. Please clean articles before they are placed in the container for recycling. Containers are furnished and pickup is every other Friday. Please see the recycling schedule per attached calendar for 2016.

Hazardous waste recycling is scheduled once each year. Items can be dropped off at the City Community Center the day of the scheduled event. Please see dates and times per the attached file above.