Residential Curbside Garbage

Residential Curbside Garbage2023-09-07T08:38:10-07:00

What Can Go In Your Garbage Bin

  • Appliances


Household garbage only – non-hazardous waste generated by a normal, non-commercial household.

Some of your trash items can be recycled, composted, or donated and repurposed.

Residential Services

Residential Curbside Garbage FAQs

Answers to your frequently asked questions about residential garbage service.

What should I do if my bin is not picked up?2022-12-08T10:33:25-08:00

It’s best to contact our office at (206) 842-4882.

What if a holiday falls within my service week?2022-12-08T10:33:59-08:00

Your service day becomes one day late for the remainder of the week. For example, if a holiday falls on a Tuesday and your normal service day is Wednesday, then your new service day for the week is Thursday.

What if it snows or is too icy for pickup?2022-12-19T14:15:03-08:00
  1. During inclement weather we make all efforts to pick up as conditions safely allow.
  2. Place your garbage and recycle at the curb by 6:00am, on your regular scheduled day.
  3. If you cannot safely get your cans to the curb, please double up for the following week.
  4. If the garbage is not collected by 4:00 pm,  remove it from the curb, and set it out the following week.
  5. Recycle and Yard Waste rotate weeks and the schedule remains the same throughout the year.  During inclement weather and a missed pick up occurs, please refer to the pickup schedule calendar for your next regular or recycle or yard waste collection day.  This schedule does not change.
I have extra garbage this week. What should I do?2022-11-09T13:45:59-08:00

Place it next to you bin with your address or account number on the extra bag or bin. Additional rates apply for extras.

How do I dispose of big items, like a mattress?2022-10-25T12:47:53-07:00

Visit our 842-JUNK page. Our friendly workers will haul away big and bulky items for you. Give us a call today to arrange a pick-up time.

The transfer station also accepts mattresses and furniture.

How do I dispose of hazardous waste?2022-10-25T12:48:04-07:00

You can take hazardous waste, such as adhesives, antifreeze, nail polish, and paints and stains to the Kitsap County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility.

Once every two years there is a household hazardous waste collection on Bainbridge Island, run by Kitsap County Solid Waste. Please visit the Sustainable Bainbridge Zero Waste website for more information.

Where do I dispose of batteries, light bulbs, electronics, sharp objects, motor oil, and scrap metal?2022-11-16T15:12:36-08:00

Keep these items out of your garbage bin. You can drop them off at our transfer station instead.

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