Refuse Collection/Recycling

The City of Cotati contracts with Redwood Empire Disposal, Inc. to provide collection of refuse, recyclables, and yard waste. To start or stop service, or for questions about your account, contact Redwood Empire Disposal by telephone at (707) 585-0291 or at

Mandatory Commercial Recycling

With the passage of AB 341(Jobs and Recycling) on October 6, 2011, businesses are required to recycle. The purpose of the law is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by diverting commercial solid waste to recycling efforts. Subject to the law are businesses that generates 4 cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste per week and multifamily dwellings of 5 units or more. See the Sonoma County Waste Agency website for more information.