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“Waste Management and Changes in Solid Waste Collection Services”

West Bay Sanitary District is a joint partner, with eleven other local agencies, with South Bayside Waste Management Authority (SBWMA). SBWMA manages the collection of recycling, compost and garbage to approximately 2,000 WBSD rate payers. For more information on recycling programs and waste reduction please contact SBWMA at 650.802.3500 or

Recycling, organic materials and solid waste (garbage and recycling) collection services, as well as operations at the Shoreway Recycling and Disposal Center in San Carlos, California, are provided by Recology San Mateo County and South Bay Recycling, respectively.

2024 & 2025 Solid Waste Rates Staff Report and Rate StudyNotice of Public Hearing - 2024 & 2025 Solid Waste Rates - December 13, 2023Amended & Restated Franchise Agreement June 22, 2017

Service Days Map: To see your Solid Waste Service Days that are within West Bay Sanitary District, click below.

Service Days - Sept. 2015


Residential Rates:2024 Monthly Rates
20 Gallon Can$54.00
32 Gallon Can$61.00
64 Gallon Can$78.75
96 Gallon Can$105.00
Commercial Rates: (Per Pick Up)2024 Monthly Rates
1 Yard Bin$179.80
2 Yard Bin$341.23
3 Yard Bin$379.98
4 Yard Bin$506.63
6 Yard Bin$628.08
32-Gallon Cart$61.00
64-Gallon Cart$78.75
96-Gallon Cart$105.00

To learn more about Solid Waste Collection, Disposal, Composting & Recycling contact Recology San Mateo at 650.595.3900 or

As of July 1, 2012, California requires all businesses that generate four (4) or more cubic yards of garbage per week and multi-family dwellings with five (5) or more units to recycle. Learn more about Mandatory Commercial Recycling.