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San Ramon LogoCommercial Garbage Service

Garbage service for commercial and industrial businesses and institutions services in San Ramon is provided by:

Waste Management, Inc
(925) 837-3356
Monday - Friday, 7 am to 5 pm
e-mail: wmac@wm.com

The City of San Ramon has a contract with Waste Management to provide these services.  To lodge a complaint or if you are not satisfied with Waste Management’s services, please contact David Krueger at (925) 973-2824 or Dkrueger@sanramon.ca.gov

Contact WM if you need to:

  • Start service
  • Report a missed pick-up or any other service problem
  • Replace or repair a cart, bin, box or compactor
  • Change your container size or frequency of collection
  • Resolve a billing issue
  • Obtain general program information

Commercial Garbage Rates

Waste Management bills monthly in arrears. The rates are established by the contract between the City and Waste Management and are adjusted every January 1 according to a cost index formula in the contract. Garbage rates for commercial customers are based upon the number, size. and type of garbage containers used, and the frequency of collection.

Recycling Services

Recycling services for San Ramon businesses and institutions are offered on a competitive, free market basis. Some recyclers will charge for services, others may pay for recyclables depending upon type, quantity and quality. The City does not set the rates charged by commercial recyclers. Commercial recyclers must obtain a permit from the City. The current list of permitted commercial recyclers can be found here.

Waste Management Holiday Schedule

Garbage and recycling collection in San Ramon through Waste Management does not occur on the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

If your service falls on or after these holidays, your pickup will occur one day later through Saturday of that week.

If you you have any questions or comments please contact David Krueger, Solid Waste and Recycling Program Manager at (925) 973-2824 or Dkrueger@sanramon.ca.gov.



We provide efficient delivery of quality public services that are essential to those who live and work in San Ramon.
5000 Crow Canyon Rd, San Ramon, CA 94583 | Map | Phone (925) 973-2800 | After Hours Non-emergency Dispatch (925) 973-2779