Garbage and Recycling in the City of Saratoga
West Valley Collection & Recycling (WVC&R) is the City of Saratoga's waste and recycling hauler. If you have any questions about your WVC&R service, or about your bill, please contact WVC&R customer service at (408) 283-9250. Information is also available on the WVC&R website.
City of Saratoga's Exclusive Franchise Agreement with WVC&R
The City of Saratoga has an exclusive recycling, green waste, and garbage hauling agreement with West Valley Collection & Recycling (WVC&R), which means that WVC&R is the only waste hauler authorized to serve the City of Saratoga. Residents, contractors, and businesses in the City may haul their own waste, but they cannot hire a hauler other than WVC&R to pick up waste (garbage or recycling) from any location within Saratoga City Limits. Debris boxes for cleanups or construction projects may be obtained through WVC&R by calling (408) 283-9250.
Household Hazardous/Universal Waste
Looking to get rid of any of the below items in your household? West Valley Collection & Recycling (WVCR) offers a free drop off for these items, Tuesday through Thursday, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Call WVCR today at (408) 283-9250 to find out more!
- Computer keyboards & mice
- Computer monitors
- Computer Printers
- DVD and VCR players
- Electrical switches & relays
- Electronic devices
- External computer hard drives
- Fluorescent tubes & bulbs
- Household batteries
- Laptop computers
- Mercury added novelties
- Mercury containing lamps
- Mercury gauges
- Mercury thermostats
- Non-empty aerosol cans
- Pilot light sensors
- Used Motor oil and oil filters
- Water based paints