Solid Waste & Recycling Services

The City of Oceanside is committed to waste diversion and recycling. Our goal is Zero Waste!

Oceanside is on the Road to Zero Waste with a goal of reaching a 75-90% diversion/recycling rate by 2020. Complete Zero Waste Plan


Contact Us

The City's Zero Waste Team (760) 435-4500
Waste Management Customer Service (760) 439-2824

What's New?


“What Goes Where” Summer Video Challenge

Join in on the fun and participate in the What Goes Where Summer Video Challenge – You could win up to $600! 

Prizes will be based on video creativity and focus on zero waste. Submissions should be emailed to Click here for video requirements and more information


Commercial Food Scraps Recycling Program - Coming August 2020

The City and Waste Management have launched a Commercial Food Scrap Recycling ProgramThe Food Scraps Recycling Program will recycle food waste, often referred to as organics, and food-soiled paper into its own bin - separate from landfill and landscape cuttings. 


Be Disposable-Free Campaign

The City's Green Oceanside's team invites you to be a part of Oceanside's "Be-Disposable Free" Campaign, take the pledge to ditch disposables and let the City know how you would like to see single-use plastic addressed in Oceanside.  


Find a Green Oceanside Business Network Member or apply to join!