Residential Trash Collection Schedule

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CR&R collects residential refuse weekly. Refuse collection occurs between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please have your containers out by 7:00 a.m. on the morning of your collection.  Containers can be placed out for pick up no earlier than 7:00 p.m. the evening before collection, and all containers must be returned to storage area by 7:00 p.m. the night of collection. To find out what day your trash is collected, please contact (949) 644-3066 or use the City's interactive map (Refuse and Street Sweeping Layers).

Holiday Collection Schedule

Refuse is not collected on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

If the observed holiday falls on a weekday, refuse collection will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.  If the observed holiday falls on a weekend, refuse collection will be on a regular schedule. Please check the City Calendar for upcoming holiday schedule.

Not all observed holidays impact the refuse collection schedule. If your refuse is collected by a franchised hauler (such as CR&R, Rainbow, or Waste Management), please contact them directly to confirm the holiday refuse collection schedule.

Summer Saturday Collection Schedule

June 17 - September 2, 2017

During the summer months, specific locations in West Newport and on Balboa Island may be eligible for a Saturday collection in addition to the regularly-scheduled weekday trash collection.

• West Newport – Houses located on the streets from the River Jetty to A St, and between Balboa Blvd and Ocean Front receive a Saturday collection.
• Balboa Island – Property owners that pay the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) and are approved by the City’s Revenue Division are eligible.

There are some exceptions to the locations listed above. In order to verify the eligibility of your property for summer Saturday collection, please contact Refuse Superintendent Keith Hinckley at (949) 718-3466.