Residential Customers


Garbage is collected by the City of Anacortes. Please contact Solid Waste at 360-293-1921 to report missed pick-ups or to request garbage tote service level changes. For all other questions about garbage, please contact Utility Billing at 360-293-1909.

Temporary Dumpsters may be rented by residential customers. The deposit must be paid before dumpsters will be delivered.

Recycling and Yard Waste/Organics

The City of Anacortes contracts with Waste Management to collect both recycling and organics (including yard waste).

Recycling service is mandatory within the city limits. Organics collection is an optional service.

To start or stop organics, please email City of Anacortes Utility Billing at 360-293-1909.

To report missed collections, to inquire about acceptable items for recycling and organics totes, or to request tote replacements please contact Waste Management directly at 800-592-9995.

 Pick Up

Check the Solid Waste Route Schedule Map to determine which day of the week your solid waste is collected. Refuse, recycling and organics are collected on the same day but at different times throughout the day. All solid waste totes must be positioned for pickup at the curb or in the alley by 7 a.m.