Residential Services

In the City of Dublin, Amador Valley Industries (AVI) provides weekly collection service for garbage, recycling, and organics.  The guides below provide specifics on service offerings.  Please direct questions regarding rates, collection schedules, and related issues to Amador Valley Industries at 925-479-9545. 
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Organics

Please put food scraps, food soiled paper, and plant debris in the green organics cart for composting. Contact AVI to request a kitchen pail for use in your kitchen to collect food scraps while you cook and cleanup.  

Recycling

Recycle all glass bottles and jars, aluminum and tin cans, hard plastics, newspaper, mixed paper and cardboard. Small household batteries can be recycled when contained in a clear plastic bag and placed on top of the recycling cart on collection day.   

Garbage

Items that are not accepted in recycling or organics and are non-hazardous material belong in the garbage.

Hazardous waste should be taken to designated facilities for proper disposal.  

Prevent Edible Food Waste

Food is too essential to throw away. Students from Jason Ewing's 5th grade class at John Green Elementary have transformed into Food Rescuer Action Heroes! Through their partnership with StopWaste's Food Too Good to Waste Action Project, they provide strategies and solutions on how to Stop Food Waste! Their video won "Honorable Mention" in the Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment's Make #NotWasting Food a Way of Life  video contest in 2017.

The average family of 4 throws away $1,600 worth of food annually. Visit StopFoodWaste.org and learn to make small shifts in how you shop, prepare and store food, so you can toss less, eat well, simplify your life, save money and keep the valuable resources used to produce and distribute food from going to waste.

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Backyard Composting

Want to try composting at home? Learn the dos and don’ts of backyard composting and how to build your own compost bin.

FREE Large Item Services

Call AVI at 925-479-9545 to schedule free large item service. Dublin residents are entitled to 3 on-call large item pick-ups per year (for condominium and apartments tenants, please contact your property manager as pick-ups may be different). These pick-ups are an ideal way for residents to dispose of any bulky material that cannot fit in the carts.

Large items include such things as tires, refrigerators, computers, monitors, television, stereos, etc. For a complete list of acceptable items and rules which residents must follow, please consult the How-To Guide.

Roll-off/Drop Box Services

Debris boxes that range from 6 to forty cubic yards are available for construction sites and home remodeling projects. This service is provided Monday through Friday. Please contact AVI at 925-479-9545 to arrange service or for more information.