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?

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!

Recycle Right - Waste Widget!

Not sure what cart an item goes in, where you can donate it, or if it's hazardous waste? Use the Recycle Right Waste Widget below to show you how to reduce, reuse, and recycle right in Oceanside!