Trash & Recycling

Recycling & Waste Disposal

Waste Management of the Inland Empire is the city's franchise hauler for refuse, recycling and green waste materials. Menifee residents are provided with 3 96-gallon carts; 1 for regular trash, 1 for green waste, and 1 for commingled recyclables. All trash, green waste and recyclables are collected on the same service day once a week. This fully automated system allows for an aesthetically pleasing appearance on city streets.

Waste Management of the Inland Empire can be reached at 800-423-9986, or you can visit their website at Waste Management – City of Menifee. The current FY 2020/21 Schedule of Rates (Fees) can be found here.  

Cart Service Reminders

  • Place all waste in the appropriate container and keep the lids closed to prevent litter.
  • Trash, recyclables and green waste outside of the carts will not be collected.
  • Place your carts at the curb by 6 a.m. on your collection day.
  • Roll carts into the street and place them against the curb, handles facing your home.
  • Place carts at least 2 feet apart from other carts and objects.

What Goes in Your Cart?

Recycling Cart
  • Newspapers
  • Cardboard
  • Mixed Paper
  • Bulk Mail
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Magazines & Phone Books
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Tin / Steel Cans
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Glass / Plastic Food & Beverage Containers
Trash Cart
  • Food Waste
  • Soiled Paper Plates / Napkins
  • Plastic Bags
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Palm Fronds
  • Polystyrene Foam
  • Ceramics
  • Animal Manure
  • Food Waste
Greenwaste Cart
  • Grass / Leaves
  • Tree Branches
  • Plants / Weeds
  • Garden Trimmings (No: palm fronds, cactus, soil, rocks)
**Note: Additional carts are available for a nominal fee.

Holiday Schedule:
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Day
**Waste collection does not occur on the above days. When the holiday falls on a weekday, collection will be delayed 1 day for the remainder of the week. If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no delays.**