Programs & Services

Curbside Battery Collection

Single use and rechargeable batteries can be put inside plastic storage bags (such as Ziploc) and set on top of your mixed recycling cart for collection during recycling collection weeks. View more information on the Curbside Battery Collection Program (PDF).

Sharps Collection Appointments

Used household hypodermic sharps, stored inside an approved sharps container, can be picked up at your doorstep by simply scheduling an appointment with Republic Services. Call 916-725-9060 or 916-638-9000 to schedule an appointment. Find out more on the Sharps Collection Program (PDF).

Used Oil & Oil Filter Recycling Program

Used motor oil and oil filters can be recycled by placing them on the curb next to your recycling cart on mixed recycling days. Pour used motor oil into a milk jug, water jug or a FREE container provided by Republic Services. Place drained, used oil filter in a sealable plastic bag such as a Ziploc bag, or in a FREE oil filter bag provided by Republic Services. One oil filter per bag and 3 gallons of oil allowed per pick-up. Contact Republic Services at 916-725-9060 or 916-638-9000 to obtain an oil recycling jug or used oil filter bag. See additional details on the Used Oil and Oil Filter Recycling Program (PDF).

Neighborhood Cleanup

Three times per year, residential garbage customers can place bulky items such as furniture, appliances, mattresses, tires, and electronic waste out on the curb for removal. Visit the Neighborhood Cleanup page for more information.  

Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Citrus Heights residents can take their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) to the North Area Recovery Station for disposal. Acceptable HHW items include paint, unused household cleaners, automotive batteries, automotive fluids, gasoline, fluorescent bulbs, solvents, pesticides, and acids. No ammunition, explosives, radioactive material, household batteries, sharps, used oil, or pharmaceutical drugs will be accepted. Find out more about the NEW HHW Program (PDF).


Republic Services offers resources to help you learn about backyard composting and worm composting. They are currently planning an event where Citrus Heights residents can get a Free Composting Bin. If you are interested in the upcoming composting event, please email Republic Services at

Extra Leaf Collections

In November, December, and January, residential customers can place up to six 30-gallon trash bags full of leaves (each bag not to exceed 35 pounds) out next to their green waste cart for collection. Learn more about extra leaf collections (PDF).

Updated October 14, 2020