Trash & Recycling Services

Contracted Services

The City of Tustin contracts with CR&R Incorporated for trash and recycling services throughout the community.   For questions about your service, please contact CR&R at (714) 372-8272.

CR and R Recycling Services

Weekly Pick-Ups

Weekly pick-ups are scheduled throughout Tustin neighborhoods using a three-cart system for single family homes:

  • The black bin is for all other regular waste materials
  • The green cart is for grass and plant materials that can be composted.  Food waste can be included beginning July 1, 2021.  Please click here for more information on organics collection.  
  • The grey cart is for clean recycle materials such as paper, cardboard, aluminum and glass

To look up your collection day, please click here for the Residential Collection Map.  


If your scheduled weekly service day falls on or after a major holiday, then service may be delayed by one day for the remainder of that week. For all other holidays, residential collection remains on normal schedule.

Major holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

beverage container recycling

To find local beverage container recycling centers, please visit CalRecycle’s locator page.