News ImageHoliday Waste Collection Schedule & HHW Station Closures
November 19, 2015
Please check to see if your recycle, compost, and garbage collection day will change during the holidays.... [more]
News ImageRecycle, Compost and Landfill Collection Changes
August 7, 2015
New collection vehicles and collection route changes will affect some Palo Alto residents starting September 1, 2015.... [more]
News Image2015 Document Shredding Events
August 6, 2015
Shredding events will be held at the SMaRT Station in Sunnyvale.
... [more]

Welcome to Zero Waste Palo Alto

Zero Waste Palo Alto’s mission is to help the community reach its Zero Waste goal of virtually eliminating waste being burned or buried. Zero Waste goes beyond recycling – it’s a systems approach that first seeks to eliminate waste wherever possible, and then manages discards through reuse and recycling.

Learn more about the new Food Scraps Collection program:


Learn more about what can be recycled 

Contact Zero Waste Palo Alto 
(650) 496-5910 

Contact GreenWaste of Palo Alto for:

  • Missed pick ups
  • Service change requests
  • Broken carts
  • Scheduling Clean Up Day


Contact GreenWaste of Palo Alto 
(650) 493-4894

Last Updated: Oct 30, 2015