Collection Services
Richmond businesses receive carts and bins of varying sizes (35-95 gallon carts or 1-7 yard bins) to meet garbage needs. Businesses pay a monthly commercial rate for collection services.

Drop Boxes
In addition to the carts and bins that Richmond businesses may receive for garbage, businesses may rent a drop box (10-40 yard with 2-6 ton capacity) from Richmond Sanitary Service. View commercial rates for drop boxes.

Green Waste / Wood / Cardboard / Metal Only Drop Boxes
Drop boxes for separated green waste, wood, cardboard, and metal (20-40 yard) are available from Richmond Sanitary Service for a reduced charge.

Contact Richmond Sanitary Service at 510-232-5872 to order a drop box or for more information.

Bulky Items
Bulky items may be dropped off at the Golden Bear Transfer Station in Richmond for a fee. Call the Golden Bear Transfer Station at 510-236-8451 for more information. Bulky items may also be picked up by Richmond Sanitary Service for a fee. Call Richmond Sanitary Service at 510-262-7100 to schedule a pickup or for more information.

Examples of Bulky Items
  • Bathtubs / Toilets
  • Desks / Dressers / Tables
  • Dishwashers
  • Freezers
  • Mattresses / Box springs
  • Microwaves
  • Refrigerators
  • Stoves
  • Sofas
  • Televisions
  • Washers / Dryers
  • Water heaters

    Household Hazardous Waste
    Household Hazardous Wastes may not be disposed of in drop boxes, at the Transfer Station, or as bulky items in a pick-up. Find out about how to safely dispose of Household Hazardous Wastes that your business generates.