Commercial and residential trash hauling, as well as industrial solid waste and recycling collection and disposal services are provided by Waste Management Inc. under a contractual franchise agreement with the city.
To begin, change or end residential, commercial or industrial cart, bin or debris box service, contact Waste Management at (619) 596-5100 or visit their website.
Household Hazardous Waste
Paint, fertilizer and other potentially hazardous waste should not be placed in your trash can. Disposal Information
Have a pile of junk that won’t fit into your trash can? Santee homeowners are eligible for two free passes per year to dispose of bulky items, concrete, or up to one ton of other forms of solid waste at the Sycamore Landfill.
Free disposal passes can be obtained at the landfill entrance at 8514 Mast Blvd. from 7 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. To obtain passes, Santee homeowners must show a valid driver’s license and a residential water or electric bill. Passes are valid for up to one year from the date of issuance.
Need more information
Please contact the Community Services Department at (619) 258-4100 Ext. 126