Trash, Refuse & Recycling Fees

Trash collection service is required for all properties in Huntington Beach. All residential and commercial collection service is contracted with Rainbow/Republic Services.

Residential Service

The monthly charge for residential trash service is $0.7285 per dwelling unit per day, which equates to $22.16 per month. The total charge that appears on the monthly statement will vary from bill to bill depending on the number of days in the billing cycle. Generally, no separate sign-up is required for residential service. The service is enrolled when the water service is started. (2020-07-06)

Two-, three- and four-plex properties may either use residential services or commercial dumpster and must call the phone number below to start or stop residential trash services on an existing account.

Commercial Service

Multi-family properties with five or more dwelling units and all other commercial properties must contract directly with Rainbow/Republic Services, Inc. for commercial bin service. For further information about rates and service options, and to start service, please call Republic at (714) 847-3581.

Senior Citizen Low Income Discount

Low-income seniors, age 62 and over, may apply for a 50% discounted rate. If you believe you qualify for the reduced rate, please contact the Senior Center in Central Park at:

Senior Center in Central Park
18041 Goldenwest Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 536-5600


For additional information regarding Huntington Beach trash collection and recycling programs please call:

Public Works Trash and Recycling
(714) 375-5010 (press 8 to bypass the menu)
Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays


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2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5630
Fax: (714) 536-5934
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