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City of Anacortes *

The City of Anacortes has partnered with Waste Management of Washington, Inc. to provide yard/food waste collection for all residents. Garbage and Recycling is collected by the City of Anacortes. To commercial and multi-family complexes Waste Management offers garbage, recycling and compost collection services.

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

Outside City Limits: Unincorporated Skagit County

Collection Information

Waste Management provides Food/Yard waste collection to the residents of Anacortes. Food/Yard waste is collected weekly March through November except for designated holidays and once a month December through February on the first full week of the month.

Missed Collection?

If your 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)

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

Holiday Schedules

Waste Management and the City of Anacortes observes several annual holidays including:

ML King Day
Presidents Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Vetrans Day

Residential customers that are normally picked up on the above holidays will receive collection on the next regular service day.

  • Holiday Information as provided by the city (Acrobat Format).
  • Extra Yard Waste Details
  • Weather Related Delays

    Food/Yard Waste Information
    What Goes in my Food/Yard Cart?

    Link - Yard / Food Waste Guidelines
  • Waste Reduction Tips

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