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Solid Waste

Solid Waste

The Solid Waste Department is committed to providing reliable, timely, safe, and affordable refuse collection services to the residents and businesses in the City of Ontario.

We invite you to take a few minutes to get acquainted with the residential, commercial, and industrial refuse and recycling services available to you by accessing the various links.

For general questions, please see our FAQ page.


Randy Lazarus, Operations
Bob Figoni, Safety & Environmental
(909) 395-2050


In Observance of the holidays listed below, refuse and recycling collection will be provided one day later than your normal pickup day for the remainder of the week. 


New Year's Day Friday January 1
Presidents Day Monday February 15
Memorial Day Monday May 30
Independence Day Monday July 4
Labor Day Monday September 5
Veterans Day Friday November 11
Thanksgiving Thursday November 24
Christmas (observed) Monday December 26
New Year's Day 2017 (observed) Monday January 2, 2017

 Refuse and recycling collection will return to the regular schedule on the following week. For questions regarding this schedule, please call Customer Service at (909) 395-2050.


The Solid Waste Department's Refuse & Recycling Planning Manual (download below) assists Developers in meeting the City of Ontario's requirements on Refuse and Recycling storage and access for service, as well as addressing the City's Recycling Goals.

This directory provides contact information of local and regional sources for recycling and hazardous waste disposal.

Mandatory Programs - AB341 and AB1826 (download below)

Effective January 1, 2012, AB341 mandates recycling for businesses that produce four or more cubic feet of solid waste per week and multi-family dwellings of five units or more.

Effective April 1, 2016, AB1826 mandates organics recycling for qualifying businesses. 

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