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Welcome to Waste Management

City of Anacortes *

The City of Anacortes has partnered with Waste Management of Washington, Inc. to provide recycling and yard/food waste collection for all residents.

Garbage is collected by the City of Anacortes. To commercial and multi-family complexes Waste Management offers recycling and compost collection services.

* Information below applies only to service inside the City limits.

Outside City Limits: Unincorporated Skagit County

City Information:

Collection Information

Containers Out by 7:00 AM

The City of Anacortes provides garbage collection for all residents.

Waste Management provides recycling and food/yard waste collection to the residents of Anacortes.

Recycling and Food/Yard waste is collected weekly year round.

Service and Billing Details

Missed Collection?

If your recycling or food/yard waste cart was at the curb by 7:00 AM and was not emptied, report online or call 1-800-592-9995 (M-F 7AM - 5PM, SAT 9AM - 1PM)

If your garbage container(s) were at the curb by 7:00 AM and were not emptied, contact the City of Anacortes at 360-293-1921.

Holiday Schedule

Collection is delayed one business day if your regular collection day falls on New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Veterans Day or Christmas. Thanksgiving: Thursday collection will be serviced one day early on Wednesday. Friday collection will be serviced on the following Monday.

Service Alerts

Recycling and
Organic Waste Information
What Can I Recycle?

Link - Recycling Guidelines
What Goes in my Food/Yard Cart?

Link - Yard / Food Waste Guidelines

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