A Guide to Commercial Services

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Napa businesses also receive single stream recycling and yardwaste collection along with their garbage service at no extra charge.  For recycling, put it all together in your mixed recycling cart or bin!  Recycling and yard trimmings compost service is available in carts (35, 65 or 95 gallon) or bins (1½ to 6 yards).   Food composting service is also now available to all businesses.


Here are printable signs for Recycling, Compost and Landfill.

For large generators, debris box service is available for recycling (no charge) and yard trimmings/food composting (at discounted rates). Click here for more debris box information.

If your business has large amounts of shrink wrap, wine for destruction, packaged food, e-waste, pallets, or other special recyclable materials, contact us for pickup options.

Business garbage rates are based on the size and frequency of service.  Garbage collection is available in a variety of size containers – including carts (35, 65, or 95 gallon), bins (1.5 to 6 yards), debris boxes, and compactors.   Please call 255-5200 for more info or to sign up for service.

City of Napa (NRWS) customers, please see our updated NRWS rates (effective August 1, 2019).

For Napa County (NCRWS) customers, here are the updated NCRWS rates (effective October 1, 2019).

The City of Napa requires all new development or remodeling projects to provide adequate enclosures for trash, recycling & compost containers – here are the complete updated Enclosure Standards, and here are the Supplemental Builder Guidelines (updated enclosure standards are pending adoption by the Napa City Council).

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As part of California’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reach a 75% recycling rate by 2020, recycling is now mandatory for all large businesses and apartment complexes.  In Napa, we make it easy for your business – so call now to start or improve your recycling program!  For more info, visit CalRecycle’s Mandatory Commercial Recycling page.  Composting is also now mandatory for businesses that generate significant amounts of organic waste – our food composting program will help your business divert material from the landfill to our local composting facility!

Additional Services:

Can you decrease the garbage bill at your office, business, or apartment building?  Are you paying to dispose of materials that could be recycled or composted?

commercial_left_wine-bottle_bLearn how to take advantage of ALL the recycling services NRWS/NCRWS offers. Call or email us for a site visit to help you determine what services are right for your business. 

All Napa businesses, along with multi-family apartment complexes and schools, are eligible for annual awards given to the best recyclers.  City awards include cash prizes…make your sure recycling program is working the best it can, and you could be one of next year’s winners.

Get certified as a green business through the Bay Area Green Business Program – 
click here to get started.  City of Napa businesses are eligible for a $500 stipend upon completion of the certification.  Check out who’s already certified in Napa County.Zero Waste Winery

Businesses – you can calculate the energy you save through recycling by using EPA’s Individual Waste Reduction Model (iWARM).  Their Recycled Content (ReCon) Tool also calculates greenhouse gas savings achieved by purchasing recycling-content products.

Are you trying to green your small business?  Click here for a comprehensive guide.
Almost everything generated at a winery can be recycled or composted…here’s how to set up your Zero Waste Winery!


Do you need a better way to get the recycling from your office, kitchen, classroom, or apartment to the bins outside?  The City of Napa or Napa County will provide interior recycling and compost containers to businesses, schools and multi-family dwellings committed to recycling and composting.  Here’s the full list of available bins – email or call 257-9200 for more details.  Remember, always place recycling, compost & trash bins together!


E-waste drop off is free at our Napa facility – click here for details.  NRWS/NCRWS will also pick up used tires, e-waste (TVs, computers, microwaves, etc.), and bulky items.  E-waste, metal appliance and large metal item pickup is now free with the Recycle More program.  Fees apply for tire and bulky item pickups.  Pickups must be scheduled in advance…call 255-5200 for details.

See our debris box page for service info

Special events provide a great opportunity to recycle & compost…do you wonder why it is missing at so many events?
Napa Recycling is committed to increasing recycling & composting at Napa events and helping you make it work. When you call us for service, Commercial food compostingwe’ll help you select the right recycling, compost & trash containers and provide guidelines for successful event recycling. State policies require recycling at large events. Plus, recycling will save you money because there is no charge for separated recyclables at events…while there is always a charge for trash collection. Check out our special event recycling page.

Is your restaurant, catering company, grocery store, or office interested in composting your food scraps and soiled paper?  Food composting is now available to all of our customers!  Click here to learn more about this exciting new program.

What happens to your recyclables and compostables after you put them in your curbside carts?
Napa County is in the forefront of recycling and our customers are largely responsible for that. We invite your organization, business, or school to take a tour and see our recycling and composting facility first-hand. We are also available for presentations about the economic and environmental benefits of recycling.  All you need to do is call us, and we’ll set it up!

Explore the “green” in your phone book yellow pages.  Look under “Recycling” for this comprehensive guide about recycling programs, workshops, rebate incentives, donation alternatives and proper recycling of hazardous wastes.  All of this info is also available here on our website.