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Refuse Rates

If you have any questions related to your utility bill, please contact the Finance and Administrative Services Department at 650-903-6317.

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Refuse and Recycling Rates
Effective 7/1/13
CART SERVICE (REFUSE)
Description Monthly Rate Notes
20-Gallon $15.45 Residential Only
32-Gallon $22.60  
64-Gallon $45.20  
96-Gallon $67.80  
CART SERVICE (COMPOST) - COMMERCIAL ONLY
75% of Cart Service (Refuse) Rates
This service is only offered for 64-Gallon to commercial customers
Description Monthly Rate Notes
64-Gallon    
1 Time/Week $33.90 Commercial Only
2 Times/Week $74.60 Commercial Only
3 Times/Week $114.95 Commercial Only
4 Times/Week $155.95 Commercial Only
5 Times/Week $196.65 Commercial Only
Extra Pickup $22.50 Commercial Only
BIN SERVICE (REFUSE)
Description Monthly Rate Notes
One Cubic Yard    
1 Time/Week $99.20  
2 Times/Week $218.35  
3 Times/Week $337.10  
4 Times/Week $456.00  
5 Times/Week $574.95  
6 Times/Week $693.75  
Two Cubic Yards    
1 Time/Week $198.15  
2 Times/Week $416.60  
3 Times/Week $634.70  
4 Times/Week $852.65  
5 Times/Week $1,070.60  
6 Times/Week $1,288.75  
Three Cubic Yards    
1 Time/Week $297.25  
2 Times/Week $614.70  
3 Times/Week $931.90  
4 Times/Week $1,249.30  
5 Times/Week $1,566.50  
6 Times/Week $1,883.75  
Four Cubic Yards    
1 Time/Week $396.35  
2 Times/Week $813.15  
3 Times/Week $1,229.30  
4 Times/Week $1,645.75  
5 Times/Week $2,062.15  
6 Times/Week $2,478.40  
Six Cubic Yards    
1 Time/Week $594.55  
2 Times/Week $1,209.50  
3 Times/Week $1,824.45  
4 Times/Week $2,439.05  
5 Times/Week $3,053.55  
6 Times/Week $3,668.15  
Special Extra Pickup Per Pickup  
1 cubic yard $77.25  
2 cubic yards $96.75  
3 cubic yards $123.60  
4 cubic yards $169.10  
6 cubic yards $258.50  
BIN SERVICE (COMPOST) - COMMERCIAL ONLY
75% of Bin Service (Refuse) Rates
This service excludes 6 cubic yards and 6 times/week pickup
and is only offered to commercial customers
Description Monthly Rate Notes
One Cubic Yard    
1 Time/Week $74.40 Commercial Only
2 Times/Week $163.80 Commercial Only
3 Times/Week $252.85 Commercial Only
4 Times/Week $342.00 Commercial Only
5 Times/Week $431.25 Commercial Only
Two Cubic Yards    
1 Time/Week $148.65 Commercial Only
2 Times/Week $312.45 Commercial Only
3 Times/Week $476.05 Commercial Only
4 Times/Week $639.50 Commercial Only
5 Times/Week $802.95 Commercial Only
Three Cubic Yards    
1 Time/Week $222.95 Commercial Only
2 Times/Week $461.05 Commercial Only
3 Times/Week $698.95 Commercial Only
4 Times/Week $937.00 Commercial Only
5 Times/Week $1,174.90 Commercial Only
Four Cubic Yards    
1 Time/Week $297.30 Commercial Only
2 Times/Week $609.90 Commercial Only
3 Times/Week $922.00 Commercial Only
4 Times/Week $1,234.35 Commercial Only
5 Times/Week $1,546.65 Commercial Only
BIN RENTAL (REFUSE & COMPOST)
Description Monthly Rate Notes
1 cubic yard $19.85  
2 cubic yards $29.80  
3 cubic yards $39.70  
4 cubic yards $49.60  
6 cubic yards $59.60  
DEBRIS BOX SERVICE (REFUSE)
Description Per Pickup Notes
8 cubic yards rock box $659.40  
16 cubic yards  $659.40 Includes 3 ton base
20 cubic yards $791.70 Includes 3 ton base
25 cubic yards  $914.35 Includes 4 ton base
30 cubic yards  $1,037.00 Includes 4 ton base
40 cubic yards  $1,199.20 Includes 5 ton base
50 cubic yards $1,363.45 Includes 5 ton base
Additional Tonnage Over Base $117.35  
DEBRIS BOX SERVICE (COMPOST)
75% of Debris Box Service (Refuse) Rates
Description Per Pickup Notes
8 cubic yards rock box $494.55  
16 cubic yards  $494.55 Includes 3 ton base
20 cubic yards $593.80 Includes 3 ton base
25 cubic yards  $685.80 Includes 4 ton base
30 cubic yards  $777.75 Includes 4 ton base
40 cubic yards  $899.40 Includes 5 ton base
50 cubic yards $1,022.60 Includes 5 ton base
Additional Tonnage Over Base $88.05  
DEBRIS BOX SERVICE (YARD TRIMMINGS)
75% of Debris Box Service (Refuse) Rates
Description Per Pickup Notes
8 cubic yards rock box $494.55  
16 cubic yards  $494.55 Includes 3 ton base
20 cubic yards $593.80 Includes 3 ton base
25 cubic yards  $685.80 Includes 4 ton base
30 cubic yards  $777.75 Includes 4 ton base
40 cubic yards  $899.40 Includes 5 ton base
50 cubic yards $1,022.60 Includes 5 ton base
Additional Tonnage Over Base $88.05  
DEBRIS BOX SERVICE (CARDBOARD)
25% of Debris Box Service (Refuse) Rates
Description Per Pickup Notes
8 cubic yards rock box $164.85  
16 cubic yards  $164.85 Includes 3 ton base
20 cubic yards $197.95 Includes 3 ton base
25 cubic yards  $228.60 Includes 4 ton base
30 cubic yards  $259.25 Includes 4 ton base
40 cubic yards  $299.80 Includes 5 ton base
50 cubic yards $340.90 Includes 5 ton base
Additional Tonnage Over Base $29.35  
DEBRIS BOX RENTAL
(REFUSE & COMPOST & YARD TRIMMINGS & CARDBOARD)
Description Rate Notes
Daily  $13.95 After 7 days
Monthly  $424.35  
COMPACTOR SERVICE (REFUSE)
Description Rate Notes
Per Compacted Yard $61.45  
Per Yard Per Month $266.30  
10 cubic yards $614.50  
20 cubic yards $1,229.00  
25 cubic yards $1,536.25  
30 cubic yards $1,843.50  
35 cubic yards $2,150.75  
40 cubic yards $2,458.00  
COMPACTOR SERVICE (COMPOST) - COMMERCIAL ONLY
75% of Compactor Service (Refuse) Rates
This service is only offered to commercial customers
Description Rate Notes
Per Compacted Yard $46.10 Commercial Only
10 cubic yards $460.90 Commercial Only
20 cubic yards $921.75 Commercial Only
25 cubic yards $1,152.20 Commercial Only
30 cubic yards $1,382.65 Commercial Only
35 cubic yards $1,613.10 Commercial Only
40 cubic yards $1,843.50 Commercial Only
MISC SERVICES  
CLEAN UP SERVICES
Description  Rate Notes
Bin For A Day $225.00  
Bulkies  Varies  Call 650-967-3034
Mattress Drop-Off at Mountain View Recycling Center $18.00 Per piece
RecycleMyJunk  By Quote  Call 650-967-3034
Specials  $135 per hour   
CART EXTRA SERVICES
Additional Recycle Cart
(First 2 free)
$3.00 Per cart
per month
Additional Yard Trimming Cart
(First 3 free)
$3.00 Per cart
per month
Excess Garbage Tag $5.00  
Excess Refuse Fee $5.00 Per each 32-gallon
Extra Collection of Refuse Cart  Return Trip Fee + Excess Refuse Fee  Per pickup
Non-service day
Extra Collection of Yard Trimming or Recycle Cart $10.00 Per pickup
Non-service day
Recycling, Compost, or Yard Trimmings Cart Contamination (dump as refuse)  Return Trip Fee + Excess Refuse Fee  Non-service day
Return Trip Fee $15.00 Per trip
BIN EXTRA SERVICES
Bin Disposal $75.00  
Enclosure Lock $15.00  
Lock Set Up $75.00  
Pallet Charge $5.00 Each
Recyling or Compost Bin Contamination (dump as refuse)  Return Trip Fee + Extra Pickup (for bin size)  Non-service day
Return Trip Fee $15.00 Per trip
Roll-Out Charge  $0.75 per foot  Monthly
Steam Clean $75.00  
Steam Clean & Paint Bin $150.00  



Refuse Rates (effective 7/1/2012)


Residential

Bill Code Description Current Rate
VRMC Mini-Can (20 Gal.) $14.15
VRTT1 32-Gallon Toter $20.70
VRTT2 64-Gallon Toter $41.40
VRTT3 96-Gallon Toter $62.10

Apartment

Bill Code Description Current Rate
TA Minimum-Compare $14.15
ATT1 32-Gallon Toter $20.70
ATT2 64-Gallon Toter $41.40
ATT3 96-Gallon Toter $62.10

For Apartment bin rates, see Trash Bin rates.

Multi-Residential

Bill Code Type Description Current Rate
CONDO Condo Minimum-Compare $14.15
MLTIFM Multi-Family 2-4 Units/Minimum-Compare $14.15
TWNH Townhouse Minimum-Compare $14.15

Commercial

Bill Code Description Current Rate
TC Minimum-Compare $20.70
CTT1 32-Gallon Toter Service $20.70
CTT2 64-Gallon Toter Service $41.40
CTT3 96-Gallon Toter Service $62.10

Trash Bin

Bill Code Description Current Rate
TB1S1 1-Yard 1X/Week/Service $93.55
TB1S2 1-Yard 2X/Week/Service $205.95
TB1S3 1-Yard 3X/Week/Service $318.00
TB1S4 1-Yard 4X/Week/Service $430.15
TB1S5 1-Yard 5X/Week/Service $542.40
TB1S6 1-Yard 6X/Week/Service $654.45
TB1R 1-Yard/Rental $18.70
SPTB1 1-Yard Extra Pick-Up $72.85
TB2S1 2-Yard 1X/Week/Service $186.90
TB2S2 2-Yard 2X/Week/Service $393.00
TB2S3 2-Yard 3X/Week/Service $598.75
TB2S4 2-Yard 4X/Week/Service $804.35
TB2S5 2-Yard 5X/Week/Service $1,010.00
TB2S6 2-Yard 6X/Week/Service $1,215.80
TB2R 2-Yard/Rental $28.10
SPTB2 2-Yard Extra Pick-Up $91.25
TB3S1 3-Yard 1X/Week/Service $280.40
TB3S2 3-Yard 2X/Week/Service $579.90
TB3S3 3-Yard 3X/Week/Service $879.15
TB3S4 3-Yard 4X/Week/Service $1,178.55
TB3S5 3-Yard 5X/Week/Service $1,477.80
TB3S6 3-Yard 6X/Week/Service $1,777.10
TB3R 3-Yard/Rental $37.45
SPTB3 3-Yard Extra Pick-Up $116.60
TB4S1 4-Yard 1X/Week/Service $373.90
TB4S2 4-Yard 2X/Week/Service $767.10
TB4S3 4-Yard 3X/Week/Service $1,159.70
TB4S4 4-Yard 4X/Week/Service $1,552.55
TB4S5 4-Yard 5X/Week/Service $1,945.40
TB4S6 4-Yard 6X/Week/Service $2,338.10
TB4R 4-Yard/Rental $46.75
SPTB4 4-Yard Extra Pick-Up $159.50
TB6S1 6-Yard 1X/Week/Service $560.85
TB6S2 6-Yard 2X/Week/Service $1,141.00
TB6S3 6-Yard 3X/Week/Service $1,721.15
TB6S4 6-Yard 4X/Week/Service $2,300.95
TB6S5 6-Yard 5X/Week/Service $2,880.70
TB6S6 6-Yard 6X/Week/Service $3,460.50
TB6R 6-Yard/Rental $56.20
SPTB6 6-Yard Extra Pick-Up $243.85

Debris Box

Bill Code Description Current Rate
DBXS Yard/Month 16-19 Yard $163.90
DBS Yard/Month 20-24 Yard $157.40
DBML Yard/Month 25-29 Yard $145.45
DBL Yard/Month 30-39 Yard $137.45
DBXL Yard/Month 40-49 Yard $119.25
DBXXL Yard/Month 50+ Yard $108.45
DBR Monthly Rent $400.00
DBTON Per Ton - Over stated weight of each box $107.65
SPDBXS Exchange-XSmall 16-19 Yard $604.95
SPDBS Exchange-Small 20-24 Yard $726.30
SPDBML Exchange-Medium 25-29 Yard $838.85
SPDBL Exchange-Large 30-39 Yard $951.35
SPDBXL Exchange-Large 40-49 Yard $1,100.15
SPDXXL Exchange-Large 50+ Yard $1,250.85
SPDBR Daily Rental $13.15

Rock Box

Bill Code Description Current Rate
DB8YD 8 Yard (3 Ton max.) $604.95

Compactor

Bill Code Description Current Rate
TCPT Per Yd-Per Month $244.20
SPTCPT Per Compacted Yard $56.35
SPTCPT Exchange (10-Yard) $563.50
SPTCPT Exchange (20-Yard) $1,127.00
SPTCPT Exchange (25-Yard) $1,408.75
SPTCPT Exchange (30-Yard) $1,690.50
SPTCPT Exchange (35-Yard) $1,972.25
SPTCPT Exchange (40-Yard) $2,254.00

This is only a partial list of the most common trash service fees. For the complete list of all fees please see the Public Works Water Rates pages in the Master Fee Schedule.


If you would like to see the previous year's rates, please click here.