City of Manteca Public Works Department

Solid Waste

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Last Modified 8/21/2014

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Why Wasn’t My Cart/Bin Picked Up Today?

Commercial:  Sometimes your bin is left in the enclosure on your collection day and not emptied.  Why not?

Residential:  Sometimes your brown, blue or green carts are left curbside and not emptied.  Why not?

The following pictures and examples may help to explain why not.  These are just a few reasons, but are the most common.  Normally the route driver will leave a tag on the bin or the cart explaining why it was not serviced.  You can always call the Solid Waste Division at 209-456-8440 and someone will help you figure out the problem, and help you solve it. 

The basic rules are: