No Rate Changes for 2018!
Rates for residential garbage service in Citrus Heights are the same for 2018 as they were in 2017. Rates were held at 2010 levels for 2 years (2011 and 2012) followed by 2 consecutive years of a 5% rate decrease. In 2017, Citrus Heights residential garbage customers saw a 3% increase in their bill, but they are still paying less for services than what they paid in 2010!
|Service Year||32-Gallon Cart||64-Gallon Cart||96-Gallon Cart|
|2017, 2018||$19.28 / month||$21.40 / month||$26.63 / month|
|2016||$18.72 / month||$20.78 / month||$25.85 / month|
|2015||$18.26 / month||$20.27 / month||$25.21 / month|
|2014||$17.76 / month||$19.71 / month||$24.52 / month|
|2013||$18.63 / month||$20.70 / month||$25.75 / month|
|2010, 2011, 2012||$19.56 / month||$21.73 / month||$27.05 / month|
Rates are determined by the size of the garbage container. Green waste and mixed recycling, neighborhood cleanup / bulky waste collection program, curbside used oil recycling, and a 3-times-per-year household hazardous waste drop-off event are all included as part of the monthly rate. Customers may also have 1 extra green waste or mixed recycling container at no additional charge upon request.
New Household Hazardous Disposal
Starting in 2018, Citrus Heights residents can take their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) to the North Area Recovery Station for disposal. Acceptable HHW items include paint, unused household cleaners, automotive batteries, automotive fluids, gasoline, fluorescent bulbs, solvents, pesticides, and acids. No ammunition, explosives, radioactive material, household batteries, sharps, used oil, or pharmaceutical drugs will be accepted. Find out more about the NEW HHW Program.