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Feb 21

Need to Get Rid of a Bulky Item?

Posted on February 21, 2019 at 4:32 PM by Tonisha Beal

Bulk Items

Do you have a bulky item that you need to dispose of? Schedule a bulky item pick up with Republic Services!

Republic Services provides 4 free collections per year where residents can put out up to 10 large items per collection. They call it the 10/4 Program. To schedule a large item pickup, simply call Republic Services at 714-847-3581. Qualifying items include:

  • Furniture, mattresses, box springs, bed frames, headboards, and footboards;
  • Area rugs rolled and secured, not to exceed 6 ft. in length;
  • Household appliances such as ovens, built in stove tops, range hoods; refrigerators, dishwashers, water heaters, water softeners, clothes washer or dryer, trash compactor, and microwave ovens;
  • Pool equipment;
  • Moving boxes and shipping cartons in excess of the Recycling Cart capacity;
  • Bagged trash in excess of the Trash Cart capacity -- not to exceed 40 lbs. per bag and sealed with string, tape, plastic or wire tie; and
  • Securely bundled palm fronds, or tree trimmings/branches in excess of Green Waste Cart capacity, not to exceed 4 ft. in length and 40 lbs. per bundle.

Material not accepted includes:

  • Electronic waste (TVs, computers, audio equipment, electronic games)
  • Oil, gas, and automobile fluid waste;
  • Hazardous waste;
  • Construction waste;
  • Remodeling items such as intact vanity cabinets, sinks, toilets, bathtubs, intact windows and doors, cast iron tubs;
  • Commercial waste; and
  • Yard waste