Programs & Services

Curbside Battery Collection
Single use and rechargeable batteries can be put inside plastic storage bags (such as Ziploc) and set on top of your mixed recycling cart for collection during recycling collection weeks. View more information on the Curbside Battery Collection Program (PDF).

Appointment-Based Door-to-Door Sharps Collection
Used household hypodermic sharps, stored inside an approved sharps container, can be picked up at your doorstep by simply scheduling an appointment with Republic Services. Call 916-725-9060 or 916-638-9000 to schedule an appointment. Find out more on the Sharps Collection Program (PDF).

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off
There are 3 household hazardous waste drop-off events (PDF) per year. Acceptable items include paint, unused household cleaners, automotive batteries, automotive fluids, gasoline, fluorescent bulbs, solvents, pesticides, and acids. No ammunition, explosives, radioactive material, household batteries, sharps, used oil, or pharmaceutical drugs can be accepted at these events. The events are held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot behind the women's Macy's at Sunrise Mall. 2016 event dates are the following Saturdays:

  • April 9, 2016
  • June 18, 2016
  • October 15, 2016
Extra Leaf Collections
In November, December, and January, residential customers can place up to 6 30-gallon trash bags full of leaves (each bag not to exceed 35 pounds) out next to their green waste cart for collection. The first 2 bags are free and each extra bag is $2.83 per bag (limit 6 bags total). Learn more about extra leaf collections (PDF).

Used Oil & Oil Filter Recycling Program
Used motor oil and oil filters can be recycled by placing them on the curb next to your recycling cart on mixed recycling days. Pour used motor oil into a milk jug, water jug or a FREE container provided by Republic Services. Place drained, used oil filter in a sealable plastic bag such as a Ziploc bag, or in a FREE oil filter bag provided by Republic Services. One oil filter per bag and 3 gallons of oil allowed per pick-up. Contact Republic Services at 916-725-9060 or 916-638-9000 to obtain an oil recycling jug or used oil filter bag. See additional details on the Used Oil and Oil Filter Recycling Program (PDF).

Neighborhood Cleanup
Three times per year, residential garbage customers can place bulky items such as furniture, appliances, mattresses, tires, and electronic waste out on the curb for removal. Visit the Neighborhood Cleanup page for more information.