Mandatory Residential Organics Recycling

The Citrus Heights Residential Organics Recycling Program is now in effect. The "Green Waste" cart is now the green "Organic Waste" cart. Food scraps, food soiled paper items, AND yard waste go into the green Organic Waste cart. The organics cart is now on a weekly service schedule

Recycle Schedule: The city now has an A and B week blue Recycling cart collection schedule. Check the online calendar tool to see which week your blue Recycling cart is serviced.

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Recycling Organic Waste

The City of Citrus Heights is currently developing its residential organics recycling program to be in compliance with the new statewide organics recycling mandate (SB 1383). Information on food waste for businesses and commercial compliance can be found here.


Who is Affected?

The new organic waste law affects all Californians, including single- and multi-family homes, commercial entities, and schools. The City of Citrus Heights launched its organics recycling program for residents in July 4, 2022. If you would like more information, you can watch this short video or visit this website.

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