Merced County



Residential & Commercial Services

We are excited to be offering 3 cart service in the City of Gustine. Customers will now be receiving trash, organics, and recycling services. See below for more information.

How to use your new carts

  • Click here to view our Recycle Guide on how to dispose of materials.

What is Recycling?

  • We are excited to offer the City of Gustine brand new blue recycle carts! Click here to learn more about the recycling process.

Take a virtual tour of our composting facility

  • Our state of the art composting facility combines food scraps and green waste into nutrient rich compost. Click here for a tour and to learn more about the journey your green waste takes after collection.

Collection Services

Mid Valley Disposal is closed in Observance of the following federal holidays:

New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

The TRASH container is for non-recyclable trash such as Styrofoam, clothes, shoes, plastic bags, bathroom waste, diapers, aluminum/tin foil, chip bags, candy bar wrappers, cigarette butts, disposable gloves, foam to-go containers and cups, juice pouches, packaging peanuts, palm fronds, pet waste, succulents and cacti, yucca leaves, 5-gallon buckets, hose/rope and other solid waste materials considered to be no longer of use. 

The RECYCLING container is for the collection of commingled recyclables such as Mixed Paper Clean/Flat Cardboard, Aluminum & Tin Cans, Glass Jars & Bottles, Recyclable Plastics #1 #2 # 5 Bottles & Containers.  DO NOT PUT FOOD WASTE, LIQUIDS, ORGANICS, PACKAGING PEANUTS, PET WASTE, TRASH, OR YARD TRIMMINGS.

The ORGANICS container is for collection of green waste including plant matter, tree trimmings, and yard trimmings, breads & grains, untreated wood, pasta & rice, fruits, vegetables, eggs shells, nutshells, food soiled paper, soiled cardboard, cooked meat/poultry/fish. NO BUILDING MATERIALS; CACTI, SUCCULENTS, or YUCCA; CONCRETE; DIRT; PALM FRONDS; PET WASTE; SAND; STONES; TRASH; OR TREE TRIMMINGS (LARGER THAN 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER OR 4 FEET IN LENGTH).

Please visit our Recycling Education page for more information on what to put in each container.


State law prohibits the disposal of hazardous material into your containers. For proper disposal options, click here. 

 We also ask that you do not place bulky items, construction debris, electronic waste, or automotive parts in your containers. For bulky items disposal options, click here go to intake form

The following is a list of items you should not place in your container:

  • Automotive Parts
  • Batteries
  • Cleaning Products
  • Construction & Demolition Waste
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs or Tubes
  • Electronic Waste
  • LED Lights
  • Medical Waste
  • Paints, Solvents, and Thinners
  • Pesticides or Herbicides
  • Pharmaceuticals/Over–the-Counter Medicines
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Radiological Waste
  • Syringes or Sharps
  • Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Used Motor Oil 

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