Garbage and Recycling

Republic Services provides garbage and recycling services in the City of Snohomish. All occupied properties are required to have garbage service. 


Pickup Schedule

Solid Waste, Recycling, and Yard Waste pick up for is every Thursday. For monthly residential customers, pickup is the last Thursday of every month:
January 26
July 27
February 23
August 24
March 30
September 28
April 27
October 26
May 25
November 24
June 29
December 29

Holiday Pickups

Holidays with no pick up are: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. If your regular collection day falls on a holiday, collection will be delayed by one day (i.e. Thursday collection will occur Friday).

Missed Pickup


If collection cannot be safely provided due to bad weather and dangerous conditions, any missed service will be collected on your next regularly scheduled collection day. For example, garbage and recycling will be collected one week after the missed collection day. Up to twice the normal amount will be collected at no additional charge. 

In the event that a collection is missed, contact Republic Services customer service.

Container Requirements


Garbage carts are provided by Republic Services. Set carts out with handle toward the house and place 2 feet apart from each other. Do not block cars, mailboxes, sidewalks or driveways. Remove containers as soon as possible after collection.

For the drivers’ safety, please no flammable, hazardous, infectious or medical waste in the garbage. Animal waste can be bagged and put in your garbage but should not exceed 10% of the total can volume.

Recycling Tips


Republic Services has a variety of information on home recycling: 
All-in-One recycling web page
Recycling video
Recycle brochure (PDF)
Yard Waste (PDF)
Hazardous Waste Disposal (PDF)
Unacceptable Items (PDF)