Garbage is collected by the City of Anacortes. Please contact Solid Waste at 360-293-1921 to report missed pick-ups or to request tote or dumpster service level changes. For all other questions about garbage, please contact Utility Billing at 360-293-1909.
Temporary Dumpsters may be rented by commercial customers using the forms on the Utility Services home page. The deposit must be paid before dumpsters will be delivered.
Recycling and Organics
The City of Anacortes contracts with Waste Management to collect both recycling and organics (including yard waste).
Commercial customers may contract with any recycling company that serves Anacortes, including Waste Management. Contact Utility Billing at 360-293-1909 before contracting for recycling service to verify whether the company you have chosen bills customers directly or through the City of Anacortes.
Organics collection may be offered at your location. To start or stop organics, please email City of Anacortes Utility Billing at 360-293-1909.
Check the Solid Waste Route Schedule Map to determine which day of the week your solid waste is collected. Refuse, recycling and organics are collected on the same day but at different times throughout the day. All solid waste totes and dumpsters must be positioned for pickup at the curb or in the alley by 6 a.m.
Accounts with permanent dumpsters may schedule multiple pickups during the week.