Garbage & Recycling 

The City of Campbell, along with the Town of Los Gatos, City of Saratoga, and City of Monte Sereno are part of the joint power authority called the West Valley Solid Waste Management Authority (Authority or WVSWMA). The Authority manages the West Valley Cities' solid waste collection, disposal, and management agreements. The Authority board meetings are scheduled on the first Thursday during the months of February, May, September, and November at 5:00pm, at Monte Sereno City Hall, 18041 Saratoga Los Gatos Road. Click here for upcoming meetings and agendas.

Garbage & Recycling Services

West Valley Collection and Recycling, LLC., provides exclusive hauling for residential (single-family and multi-family) and commercial solid waste, recycling, and organics collection services. To start or change service, or to report a problem with your service, please contact:

West Valley Collection and Recycling Services
1333 Oakland Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Ph: (408) 283-9250

You can also contact The City of Campbell, Public Works Department directly to report any problems or complaints with your service.

How To Set Out Waste Streams At The Curb For Servicing

Recycle Bins, how to line up recycle bins on curb

  • Carts must be placed out curbside by 6 A.M. on collection day. 
  • To avoid litter, please make sure lids are closed. Do not overload your carts.
  • Extra cardboard must be cut down, flattened, bundled and placed next to your recyling cart. The bundle must be able to fit inside your recycling cart. 
  • Household batteries must be placed in a clear, sealed plastic bag and placed on top of your recycling cart. 

For service requests such as cart repairs, delivery of free oil jugs and filter bags, or a free How-To-Guide, please contact West Valley Recycling Customer Service or call them at (408) 283-9250.

Place all solid waste materials in your black cart/bin for servicing. Acceptable solid waste bin items include:

  • Paper such as waxed paper including coffee cups, wax paper for baking, waxed cardboard.
  • Plastics such as chip bags, toothpaste and ointment tubes, rubber bands, straws, gloves, etc.
  • Fabric/Textiles such as belts, purses, boots and shoes, pillows, linen, etc. (Please look into donation options prior to disposing these items in the landfill)
  • Glass such as ceramics, eye glasses, mirrors, etc.
  • Electronic waste such as audio tapes and video tapes.
  • Dirt, pet waste (bagged), poison oak.


Place all recyclable materials in your blue cart/bin.  Acceptable recyclable items include:

  • Metal such as rinsed cans, aluminum foil, trays, pans, screws, and nails, etc.
  • Glass including beverage bottles, broken glass, dishware, etc.
  • Paper including junk mail, newspaper, books, printer paper, etc.
  • Plastic including beverage bottles, coffee cup lids, food containers (e.g. cottage cheese, yogurt), plastic takeout food containers, etc.
  • Film Plastic including bread bags, bubble wrap, plastic wrap, etc.
  • Small Electronics (batteries removed) including calculators, cameras, cell phones, radios, printers, cords, DVDs, etc.

New! Organics

Effective January 1, 2022, SB 1383 requires residents and businesses to divert organics from the landfill in a state-wide effort to lower methane emissions. West Valley Collection & Recycling has distributed kitchen pails to Campbell residents to collect food scraps throughout the week with ease. Kitchen pail waste should be emptied into your organics bin along with yard waste on your collection day for servicing.

 Place all organic materials in your green cart/bin (brown for those with older yard waste bins.)  Acceptable organics include:

  • Yard waste including lawn cuttings, leaves, twigs, succulents, and flowers.
  • Food waste including fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, bones, pasta, dough, eggs, bread, etc.
  • Soiled paper including coffee filters (and coffee grounds), pizza boxes, used paper towels, paper straws, compostable takeout containers, etc.

How-to Guides for Solid WasteRecyclables and Organics

Residential How-to Guide

Multi-Family How-to Guide 

Commercial How-to Guide