Solid Waste Resources


Solid Waste & Recycling Requirements

The County of San Luis Obispo is a member of the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA), the regional agency that is responsible for solid waste compliance for all its members including the County, seven incorporated cities, and twelve special districts with solid waste powers. IWMA provides education and outreach support for residents and businesses to meet State requirements, including efforts in reducing the amount of solid waste disposal at landfills, ensuring public health and safety, and minimizing environmental impacts.

For any questions, comments, or complaints about compliance with State laws and regulations related to solid waste and recycling, please visit online at or call IWMA at (805) 782-8530.





Curbside Collection Services in the County areas 

For any questions, comments or complaints about curbside waste collection and disposal services provided by private franchise companies in the County solid waste jurisdiction, please email the County Solid Waste Coordinator at [email protected] or call (805) 781-4357.