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Collection Schedule

Residential Curbside Collection Schedule 

In Tacoma, garbage and recycling containers are picked up on alternating weeks as food/yard waste. To find your Solid Waste collection schedule, click “View Schedule” below. Please note that this tool only generates calendars for residential customers living in single family homes or duplexes. If you live in a multifamily unit or have questions about your business, please call (253) 502-2100 and a customer service technician will gladly assist you.

If you have previously entered an address and need to change or update it, please click on "View Schedule" and a settings icon will appear on the top right. Click the icon and select "Switch Zones," from the drop-down list.

Holiday Collection Schedule

Tacoma Solid Waste Management does not pick up garbage, recycling or food/yard waste on:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
If your garbage pickup day falls on or after one of these holidays, collection will be one day later during those holiday weeks. All other collection days are on their regular schedule.