The Facts


Waste hauler rates for Atascadero, Paso Robles, and Templeton are compared. Comparative monthly charges are for one pickup per week as of Jan. 1, 2021.

Residential pickup is by "cart." Three sizes of residential cart were averaged: 32 gallon, 65 gallon, 95 gallon.

While studying these costs, note the huge differences in commercial rates. Commercial rate payers are much fewer in number, thus their voices are even more muffled.

RESIDENTIAL CART
Atascadero (Waste Management) --$40.07
Paso Robles (Paso Robles Waste & Recycle) - $47.42
Templeton (Mid-State Solid Waste & Recycling  - $41.73

Commercial pickup by cart. Again, three sizes averaged:

COMMERCIAL CART
Atascadero (Waste Management) - $43.70
Paso Robles (Paso Robles Waste & Recycle) - $65.38
Templeton (Mid-State Solid Waste & Recycling) - $41.01

Commercial pickup is by "bin."

COMMERCIAL BIN - 1.5 YARDS
Atascadero (Waste Management) - $119.29
Paso Robles (Paso Robles Waste & Recycle) - $138.57
Templeton (Mid-State Solid Waste & Recycling) - $113.15

COMMERCIAL BIN - 2 YARDS
Atascadero (Waste Management) - $136.64
Paso Robles (Paso Robles Waste & Recycle) - $163.08
Templeton (Mid-State Solid Waste & Recycle - $128.34

COMMERCIAL BIN - 3 YARDS
Atascadero (Waste Management) - $171.80
Paso Robles (Paso Robles Waste & Recycle) - $212.09
Templeton (Mid-State Waste & Recycling) - $159.15

COMMERCIAL BIN - 4 YARDS
Atascadero (Waste Management) -  $207.19
Paso Robles (Paso Robles Waste & Recycle) - $310.00
Templeton (Mid-State Waste & Recycling) - $190.16





The Facts