Container Exchange & Ordering Additional Containers

Additional Containers or Replacement of Damaged Containers:

For additional containers or replacement of damaged, lost, or stolen containers, call (714) 893-3553. Your container will be delivered or repaired on your next available solid waste pick up day.

While each household is unique, we strive to provide you with what you need for your personal circumstances.

Black Containers
Blue Containers
Green Containers

One (1) black container is usually sufficient for an average home. A second black container for your pet waste, diapers and other non recyclables can be provided to you at no additional charge should you need it. A maximum of two (2) black containers are provided at no cost.

One (1) large blue container is usually sufficient for a household of two people. Should the size of your household change, additional blue containers can be provided for your household waste at no additional charge.

We have started delivering GREEN organics containers and you should be receiving yours soon! Please place your yard waste, food waste, and dog waste into the GREEN container.

One (1) medium 65-gallon green container is being provided for each resident for the start up of the organics program.  

Kitty litter/waste and diapers go into the BLACK container.

Additional BLACK containers will be charged a rental fee at a rate of $177.00 PER CONTAINER for one (1) year. Westminster and Midway City residents may request additional trash containers by calling (714) 893-3553. Containers will be delivered within 5 working days of your request and payment.

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MCSD encourages recycling. You can order additional BLUE containers at no additional cost. Please place your household trash into the BLUE container as it is mostly recyclable.

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If you are unsure which container to place your waste in, please place it in the BLUE container for sorting.

To help avoid contamination of valuable recyclables, we ask that you please separate out your food waste, and place that in your GREEN container with your yard waste.

Westminster and Midway City residents may request additional containers by calling (714) 893-3553.