Trash Pick-Up and Recycling

Mission Trail Waste Systems

Mission Trail Waste Systems provides residential, commercial and industrial collection services for garbage, recycling and organics for the City of Los Altos.

If you have questions regarding your garbage collection, contact Mission Trail Waste Systems at (650) 473-1400.

Resource Guides

For a video introduction to waste collection services in Los Altos, click here.

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Some items are considered hazardous waste and present such a threat that it is illegal to dispose of them through the trash can. Some of these items include batteries, florescent light bulbs, electronic waste, and mercury thermostats; for a list of items which are collected as a part of Mission Trail's Hazardous Waste Program, click here.

Another resource available is the Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program.