Public Works
Acting Director - Koosun Kim
City Of Manteca

Green Waste

Manteca provides both residents and businesses with many green waste options.    

Residential Green Waste Services
Residential green waste is picked up on a bi-weekly schedule, alternating with recycling. Residents may choose which size green waste cart they want to use (medium or large). Carts are placed in the gutter, 3 feet from other carts and 5 feet from any parked vehicles. Carts are to be put out the night before or by 5:00 a.m. on their scheduled pick up date. Residents may request a second green waste cart at an additional charge.

CARTS MUST BE REMOVED FROM CURB AFTER PICK UP.
FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN A COURT APPEARANCE AND/ OR FINES.

In accordance with the Manteca Municipal code, Title 13 Public Services  Chapter 13.02.160 Refuse and recycling containers-Location. Paragraph D: Refuse and recycling containers shall not be placed at the curb prior to sundown on the day prior to collection. All containers shall be removed from curb within such collection day.

The Following Items Are Acceptable In Green Waste carts
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  • SMALL PIECES OF WOOD
  • GRASS CLIPPINGS
  • WEEDS
  • PRUNINGS
  • SMALL TREE BRANCHES
The Following Items Are Not Acceptable In Green Waste carts
  • LARGE TREE LIMBS
  • PLASTIC POTS
  • CONCRETE
  • PALM TREES
  • DIRT
  • TREATED LUMBER
Carts that are continuously contaminated with unacceptable items are subject to removal.
Christmas Trees

Christmas trees are normally picked up beginning the first week of January and continuing for 3 weeks. Please remove ornaments and lights from your tree before placing it in the gutter for pick up. Trees are picked up on your service day and must be placed prior to 5:00 a.m.  They are taken to the landfill, chipped and used as alternative daily cover. Flocked trees are picked up also. Call (209) 456-8440 for more information.

Commercial Green Waste Services
The City of Manteca provides commercial green waste services with green waste bins ranging in size from 2 cubic yards to 6 cubic yards. We can arrange pick up service once a week. This is done at NO CHARGE to the business operator, provided that the green waste remains clean and free of contamination.

The Following Items Are Acceptable In Green Waste Bins
  • LEAVES
  • GRASS CLIPPINGS
  • PRUNINGS
  • SMALL TREE BRANCHES
  • SMALL PIECES OF UNTREATED AND UNPAINTED WOOD
  • PARTICLE BOARD
  • WEEDS
  • FLOWERS

Bins that are continuously contaminated with unacceptable items are subject to removal.

The City of Manteca can provide 40 cubic yard bins for:
  • Construction lumber
  • Roofing Materials
  • Pallets
  • Wood Waste
  • Drywall
  • And all other Construction/Demolition debris

These bins are provided and are available on an "On-call" basis, daily basis, weekly basis or whatever your needs may be.

Call (209) 456-8440 for more information.


 
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