Commercial – Food Waste / Organics

New! Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling – Effective January 1, 2019 as part of California Assembly Bill 1826 (AB 1826), businesses that generate 4 cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste per week shall arrange for organic waste recycling services. Click here for more information.
Or contact Pleasanton Garbage Service at: (925) 846-2042 for a free waste assessment and assistance on implementing a new organics collection program at your site.
This service is designed for restaurants, markets, and other establishments that generate materials suitable for composting.

The following materials are accepted in this program:

  • Food scraps
  • Food soiled paper
  • Green waste/landscape debris
  • Untreated / unpainted wood (no plywood or composite materials)

Click here for more detailed information regarding accepted (and prohibited) items. Or, call PGS at (925) 846-2042 for more information.

PGS offers discounted drop box/roll off container service for separated green waste. Container sizes range from 15-40 cubic yards. Call PGS Customer Service at (925) 846-2042 for more information.


Free Assistance & Resources

PGS offers the following free technical assistance and resources to help you set up and maintain a convenient and effective food waste/organics recycling program.

  • Free! Waste assessment to determine your food waste / organics collection service needs
  • Free! Cost savings estimate
  • Free! Program setup & staff trainings.
  • Free! Ongoing support to help you maintain your program
  • Free! Indoor food waste recycling containers (supplies limited)
  • Free! Food waste/organics recycling posters, container decals

Pleasanton Commercial Organics Cart

Pleasanton Commercial Organics Cart

Pleasanton Commercial Organics Dumpster

Pleasanton Commercial Organics Dumpster






  • 25% discount compared to standard trash service!
  • Bins available in sizes 1 - 4 cubic yards
  • Now Available! 95 Gallon commercial organics carts