Environmental Services & Programs

Environmental services and programs offered by the City include solid waste and recycling, water conservation, water pollution prevention, composting, and energy conservation. Implementing these programs and services will allow the City to protect and enhance natural resources, reduce the city's carbon footprint and save money for Oceanside ratepayers.

Recycling Single-Use 1 lb. Propane Cylinders Help Protect Our Environment. On May 4, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Oceanside Recycling Center, 2880 Industry Street, residents can bring in their empty, used single-use cylinders and receive one FREE reusable cylinder while supplies last.  Call (760) 439-2824 to schedule an appointment. 

Do You Have Extra Fruit? We'll Take It and Put It to Good Use!  Join us at our Harvest Oceanside event on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the El Corazon Senior Center, where Oceanside residents can drop off extra backyard citrus to feed those who need it most and keep it out of the landfill. Can't make it to the event? We'll come out and pick it for you!  See our flyer for details.

Water Quality Report.The City of Oceanside is committed to providing you with safe drinking water. This report contains information about the local drinking water sources, water treatment, and water quality. To learn more click here or view the 2017 Water Quality Report.

Find more information about each of these programs, events, and services by clicking on the links below.


Solid Waste & Recycling


Water Conservation
Events, Rebates & Tips



Clean Water Program

Community Programs and Events

Business Network

Earth Month

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Renewable Energy