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Waste Management Service for Rolling Hills Estates

New Contract begins October 1

Post Date:10/01/2018

The state of California continues to implement new recycling regulations and diversion goals, which have affected the costs associated with solid waste collection service. In order to meet these new requirements, the City of Rolling Hills Estates has renegotiated an exclusive franchise agreement with Waste Management for another 10 years and 9 months. 

Residential & Equestrian Customers

Residents in the City benefit from a higher level of service than residents in surrounding communities. In addition to the standard collection of garbage, green waste, and recycling containers, the following are provided to residents in the City.
  • Up to four green waste carts and unlimited recycling carts at no additional charge
  • On-call curbside collection of bulky items up to four times a year (Click here to schedule your bulky item pick up today)
  • At-your-door special collection for household hazardous waste (Click here, to schedule your easy and convenient home collection services)
  • Residential collection occurs once per week on Wednesday to reduce collection vehicle traffic and provide a uniform Citywide schedule
  • On-Premises Collection Service (additional charge or free for those that qualify)
  • Manure collection program (additional charge)
  • Enhanced public education and outreach events
  • Uniform labeling and coloring of collection carts
  • Recycling Hero, a quarterly drawing to award customers for their outstanding recycling efforts. Winners receive 1-year of free service!

Commercial Customers

Business customers benefit from a higher level of service than businesses in surrounding communities. Base monthly rates include services to help businesses meet state regulations by offering each business that subscribes to garbage collection, one 96-gallon recycling cart and one 64-gallon organic collection cart at no additional cost. A brand NEW program for businesses is the Recycling Hero Program, which recognizes customers for outstanding participation in recycling and organics diversion programs by awarding one recipient per quarter with 1-year of free waste service!


For the first time since 2015,after a three-year rate freeze, collection rates will increase on November 1, 2018 on average of $2.14 per month for residential service. To review the new rates, effective November 1, please click here.

For more information about the services offered by Waste Management, click here . Should any questions or concerns arise please contact the City of Rolling Hills Estates at (310) 377-1577 OR  Waste Management at (800) 774-0222.

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