Garbage and recycling

Menlo Park residents are served by Recology San Mateo County for solid waste, recycling, and composting services. For all inquiries pertaining to these services and those listed below, please contact Recology San Mateo County directly.

Contact Recology San Mateo County directly to:
  • Set up new or cancel existing garbage, recycling, or composting service
  • Ask questions regarding your bill
  • Notify of a missed pick-up
  • Schedule a free bulky item pickup (available twice annually to Menlo Park residents)
  • Receive more information regarding proper battery or cell phone disposal

2020-2025 solid waste service rates

Learn about Menlo Park's rate assistance pilot program

Single-family residential (once weekly only)
 
Bundled service which includes 64-gallon recycling and 96-gallon organics service, plus variable garbage size as listed below
 Description                             2020 2021 2022  2023  2024  2025 
 20-gallon $22.81 $28.31
$33.81  $39.31
$44.81
$50.31
 32-gallon $31.14 $36.64
$42.14
$47.64
$53.14
$58.64
 64-gallon $63.73 $63.97
$65.23
$67.22
$70.15
$73.93
 64-gallon, each additional $55.99 $55.99 $55.99 $55.99 $55.99 $55.99
 96-gallon $91.46 $91.46
$91.46
$91.46
$91.46
$92.21
 96-gallon, each additional $83.72 $83.72 $83.72 $83.72 $83.72 $83.72

View the full rate schedule


2020-2025 solid waste rate schedule for single-family, multifamily and commercial