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Pleasanton Garbage Service Pickup Hours

Original post made by Sleepless in P-Town on Feb 4, 2010

Am I the only person in town who objects to being rattled awake at 6:15 AM from the Pleasanton Garbage Service trucks? No one told us that with the new recycling of our garbage we would have to give up our last treasured hour of sleep. I'm all for recycling, but not at the expense of giving up much needed sleep before starting my day! I'm hoping that others feel the same and will speak up. I would think that 7:00 AM is a more reasonable hour to start with the rumble of the big trucks.

Comments (9)

Posted by no sleep here, a resident of Downtown
on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:07 am

You get to sleep until 6:15???? Try living on First St and being awakened at 5 AM. PGS considers this a "commercial zone" and the city allows them to pick up as early as they desire.

Posted by ur lucky, a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:23 am

I object to the 5:30 wakeup we get from them...on Monday morning even!!

Posted by Another Monday Morning, a resident of Fairlands Elementary School
on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:45 am

We can count on the noisy wake up call from PGS by 6 am every Monday.
Seeing the different neighborhoods from other posters, I'm wondering where in Pleasanton PGS picks up later in the day?

Posted by Monday's are the Worst, a resident of Fairlands Elementary School
on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:40 am

Try 5:30 a.m. for the last 10, yes 10 years. I thought there was a noise ordinance in the city, but I also see the greenbelt getting mowed in the early am during the summer as well.

How can we change this? I want to be able to sleep in until 6 am on Mondays!

Posted by tired, a resident of Del Prado
on Feb 4, 2010 at 3:09 pm

the trucks come to our neighborhood at 5:30 a.m. on Fridays. I thought there was a noise ordinance in place.

Posted by Jennifer, a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Feb 4, 2010 at 3:52 pm

It's 5:45 around here...luckily, I'm awake by choice by then. ;)

Posted by Curious, a resident of Del Prado
on Feb 4, 2010 at 3:52 pm

5:30AM Fridays for the past 11 years in the Del Prado neighborhood. Shouldn't the routes change once in awhile to spread out the pain?

Posted by Tango, a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:53 pm

I don't hear the trucks untill 7:-7:30. Be glad you have pick up service. It is only one day a week. Get double glazed windows that should help. When I lived in Walnut Creek in the sixtys , the garbage men came into the yard to pick up garbage. Yes through the gate, It caused quite a commotion with the dogs in the house. We hated it when we had to put our garbage on the curb. Now we have three cans to put out on the curb, Oh pain !

Posted by Millie, a resident of Parkside
on Feb 16, 2010 at 8:09 am

Wednesday mornings start here around 5:30. That's when the first truck comes, the recycle one. All those bottles make a horrid noise!!
Then a bit later it is the green waste truck. Regular garbage is picked up about 11:30.
I want to know if there are neighborhoods that have their garbage picked up in the AFTERNOON. I mean, are the trucks still running later in the day??
Do they ALL run in the very early morning hours??
Anyone have late afternoon pickup???

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