Bulky Item Collection

For free residential Bulky and Electronic Item Pickup Service, residents should either call 818-548-3916 or complete the electronic form below three working days prior to the refuse collection day in your area (e.g. Wednesday for the following Monday collection) to leave a message with your address, collection day, description of item(s), and location of item(s). Residents of multi-family buildings can call 818-548-3916 to verify the collection day for your area. Businesses and landlords of multi-family dwellings can call the same number and speak to customer service to request a special pickup of bulky items, which is charged at the special pickup rate listed under Refuse Rates.

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  • Place the bulky items next to but apart from your refuse, recycling and yard trimmings containers. If your building has bin service, items should be placed at the curb.
  • Do not place bulky items in the street or alley where they may obstruct traffic or cause a hazardous condition.
  • Items may be put out the night before your regular collection day but no sooner than 7:00 p.m. All items must be placed out by 7:00 a.m. on the day of collection.

Bulky items include household furnishings (e.g. sofas, mattresses, floor lamps without light bulbs) and appliances (e.g. hot water heaters and refrigerators). Refrigerators/freezers that are placed at the curb for bulky item collection must have their doors removed. Carpet and lumber are accepted if bundled and less than five feet in length and two feet in diameter.

Yard trimmings, tires, glass items (e.g. aquariums, glass doors), cast iron bathtubs, and other construction/building materials, including asphalt and concrete, are not accepted. A sample list of bulky items can be found here [PDF].

Do not place bulky items in cardboard boxes or mix them with refuse.

Cardboard boxes should be broken down and placed in your gray recycling container or taken to the Recycling Center for sale or drop-off. Hazardous materials, such as oil or paint, should be taken to the Environmental Management Center. Check the Fire Department Web site for more details.

For more information, call 818-548-3916 during our office hours:

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Bulky Item Collection Request

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Please correct the field(s) marked in red below:

What is your email address?
What is your address?
What day-of-the-week is refuse collected in your area?

If you don't know your trash collection day, you need to call the Integrated Waste Management Division at (818) 548-3916.
Describe the item or items to be collected:
Will the item(s) be at the curb, in the alley, or at the curb on the side street?

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