Trash, Recycling and Organics Services

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Republic Services is Carlsbad’s waste services provider. Please contact them for information on services or billing at 760-332-6464 or

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Free kitchen caddies 

You can collect your food scraps in a kitchen caddy or container until you throw the scraps in your green cart on trash day.

Republic Services are giving away free caddies to Carlsbad residents: 

Palomar Transfer Station
5960 El Camino Real
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday

Residents can contact Republic Services directly to learn more at 760-332-6464 or

New services 

We added a few new services based on feedback from the community:

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