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San Luis Obispo County, California

Public Works
Wade Horton


County of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department
Receives Prestigious APWA Accreditation

976 Osos Street
Room 206
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Map & Directions

Business Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

(805) 781-5252


(805) 781-1229

Garbage Services

Garbage Service

How do I get garbage service?

Contact your local garbage company area guideand ask for service.
South County Sanitary Services 489-4246
Atascadero Waste Alternatives 466-3636
Mission Country Disposal 528-7430
San Miguel Garbage 467-9283
Morro Bay Garbage 528-7430
Paso Robles Waste Disposal 238-2381
Paso Robles Country Disposal 238-2385
San Luis Garbage 543-0875
Mid-State Solid Waste & Recycling 434-3408

Where is the landfill and how much does it cost?

Our county has three landfills--

Dumping fees depend on what and how much material you are dumping. For an average size pick up truckload without any major appliances, the range is $12-20. You will be charged extra for oversize items such as appliances or furniture. Call the landfill for operating hours and more details.

What do I do with old appliances, mattresses and sofas?

For sell items whenever possible! Many non-profit organizations, churches and other groups need such items that are expensive to purchase or replace. As long as an old appliance isn't a fire hazard, it may be repaired and is still usable. To dispose of large items, take advantage of special collection days that offer free or a reduced cost pickup (sponsored by your garbage company) or take items to the dump and pay for disposal.

For other questions about garbage services, please call:

  • San Luis Obispo County Public Works Department, at 781-5252
  • SLO County Integrated Waste Management Authority at 782-8530 or  800-400-0811