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Waste Disposal, Refuse, Recycling

Free E-Waste and Toxic disposal is available through Sonoma County Waste Management by appointment. To schedule an appointment please contact Sonoma County Waste Management Agency at (707) 795-2025. The Household Toxics Facility at the Central Disposal Site at 500 Mecham Road, Petaluma, CA is open to residents Thursday – Saturday from 7:30AM – 2:30 PM no appointments necessary. For more information visit:


Recology is now the recycling, organics, and solid waste service provider for the communities previously served by The Ratto Group and its affiliated companies. There is no need to cancel services with the Ratto Group or to register with Recology. You can expect a smooth transition, as service days will stay the same without any interruption. Street sweeping will continue on the same schedule. Petaluma customers can visit Recology's office at 1309 Dynamic St, Petaluma, CA Monday thru Friday 7am to 5pm to speak with a Customer Service Representative in person and to pay their bill. Call (800) 243-0291 or email or visit




Here is a link to their web site. You will find information including schedules, billing information.


Link to the 2015 Recycling Guide


or, link to the "What Goes in the Blue Cart," to see what can be put into the blue recycling containers.


Contact Information

11 English Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
phone: 707.778.4303
fax: 707.206.6034
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Monday - Thursday

Director, Public Works and Utilities
Dan St. John, F.ASCE
202 N. McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4546
Fax: 707.206.6034

Deputy Director,

City Engineer/Flood Plain Administrator

Interim Airport Manager, Joshua McKeighan
601 Sky Ranch Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
phone: 707.778.4404
fax: 707.778.4405

Transit Manager, Jared Hall
555 North McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
phone: 707.778.4460
fax: 707.776.3799