Waste & Recycling Services

The City of Yorba Linda Waste and Recycling Services are provided solely by Republic Services as part of a Citywide Franchise Agreement (PDF) and Amendment No. 1 and Amendment No. 2 and Amendment No. 3 (SB 1383 Organics). Republic Services offers residential and commercial customers solid waste and recycling services on their website.

New Organic Recycling Program

The City has launched a state-mandated organic recycling program. Effective July 1, 2022, residents will need to place organics in their brown bins. To learn more, view our Organic Recycling page. For additional resources, view CalRecycle and OC Waste & Recycling websites.


Pursuant to Section 24.3 (Annual Consumer Price Index Adjustments to Service Component of Maximum Rates) in the solid waste franchise agreement with Republic Services, the approved increases for residential and commercial rates are to take effect July 1, 2023 for Fiscal Year 2023/24.

View the FY 23/24 Rates for Solid Waste Handling Services (PDF).

Refuse Collection Schedule

To find your residential trash collection day, consult the map below, or visit Map Yorba Linda, the City’s web-based mapping application.

Trash & Recycling Carts

Weekly pick-ups are scheduled throughout Yorba Linda neighborhoods using a three-cart system for single-family homes.

  • The green cart is for clean recycle materials such as paper, cardboard, aluminum, and glass.
  • The brown cart is for organic recycling, including:
  • The black bin is for all other regular waste materials.

Holiday Schedule

If your scheduled weekly service day falls on or after a major holiday, then service may be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. For all other holidays, residential collection remains on a normal schedule. To view the schedule, download the Republic Services' Holiday Schedule (PDF).

Customer Service

Visit the Republic Services website for customer service, including:

  • Bulky Item Pickups
  • Cart Replacement
  • Change Address
  • Contact Service Support
  • Establishing Service
  • Missed Pickups
  • Pay Bill
  • Temporary Bins

If you do not have internet access or prefer to talk with a customer service representative, then please call 800-700-8610, and a Republic customer service representative will be happy to assist you.

Provider Issues

Should you have an issue/complaint that you believe cannot be resolved by a Republic Services representative, please email WasteRecycling@yorbalindaca.gov. Please provide your name, address, phone number, and a brief description of the issue so that we may address it with Republic Services. The City of Yorba Linda and Republic Services appreciate your business, and we strive to provide excellent customer service.