Garbage & Recycling Services

The City of Burlington contracts garbage and recycling services with Waste Management of Skagit County.

Garbage collection and residential recycling is required for all residences and businesses within city limits.

Waste Management

Rates Reduced for Seniors and Disabled

View rates for curbside garbage, along with reduced rates listed for seniors and disabled.

Up-to-Date Collection Schedules & Service Alerts

Access updated delivery alerts and collection schedule updates on the the Collection Day bulletin board.

Missed Collection?

A message from Waste Management Skagit:

  • If residential garbage, recycling, or yard waste is not collected due to weather, remove containers from the street.
  • Up to twice as much material will be accepted with no extra charge on the next regularly scheduled collection day for each container not emptied.

Holiday Collection

Waste Management Skagit collects garbage and recycling per usual on all weekday holidays except Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November), December 25, and January 1.

  • If your collection day falls on Thanksgiving, December 25, or January 1, your service will be delayed one day.