Solid Waste & Recycling Programs

The City has an exclusive franchise waste agreement with Bertolotti Disposal to collect garbage, recyclables, organics, bulky items, and leaf and limb piles within the city limits.

To start or stop garbage, organics, and/or recycling services, please call the City of Ceres Utilities Department at (209) 538-5757 or by email

Starting January 1, 2022 New Changes in Garbage Collection Service Will Begin

Contact Us

Email Ceres Public Works Department

Phone: (209) 538-5602

Physical Address
Public Works Department
Solid Waste & Recycling
2220 Hackett Road
Ceres, CA 95307

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Beginning January 1st, 2022, City of Ceres garbage customers will see new changes to their disposal pick-up services. Residential customers will now have three different colored carts to separate their waste. 

Blue Cart- The blue cart is for recyclables such as beverage containers and plastic jugs, and paper.

Green Cart- The green cart is for organics such as food waste, grass clippings, yard waste, and food soiled paper.

Black/Grey Cart-  The Black/Grey cart is for all other garbage.  


Special Collection Programs

Used Oil and Filter Collection Guide (PDF)