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Solid Waste Services

Need information about City-provided recycling and trash service? Learn more
about Chandler's recycling, trash and other special waste programs.
Click on the links to your left for details about our services or
call Customer Service at 480-782-3510.



New Fees at the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center



Christmas and New Year's Day - Thursday, December 25 and January 1

Recycling and trash WILL NOT BE COLLECTED on Thursday (Christmas and New Year's Day)
  • If your collection day is Thursday, place can at the curb by 6 a.m. on Friday -- or the night before after 6 p.m.
  • If your collection day is Friday, place can at the curb by 6 a.m. on Saturday -- or the night before after 6 p.m.

Solid Waste Customer Service (480-782-3510) CLOSED

Residents using the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center (transfer facility) for recycling, trash disposal or for their scheduled appointments for household hazardous waste drop-off must bring:
  • Photo ID
  • Copy of a RECENT City of Chandler Utility Bill (60 days or newer, Per City Code), which serves as your Transfer Facility Pass

Customers can use the utility billing system to print a copy of their bill whether or not they have a registered account. However, they must know their account and customer numbers. If you are not a registered customer and you would like to print an electronic copy of your utility bill, please go to the Account Login page, click “Transfer Facility Pass” on the left navigation menu, and follow the instructions.

Christmas Tree Recycling (PDF) - December 26 - January 16

DO NOT place tree in bag

For safety, remove:

  • Tree stands
  • Nails
  • Ornaments, garland
  • Lights

Curbside Collection

  • Tree must be out for collection by 6 a.m.. on your recycle day
  • Place tree at the end of your property, no more than 4 ft. behind the sidewalk. Driver cannot go more than 4 ft. on your property to retrieve the tree.
  • DO NOT place tree in can, on sidewalk, street or alley

Christmas Tree Drop-Off Locations
Visit this map for tree drop-off boxes at several City parks or call 480-782-3510 for locations

'My-Waste' Recycling & Trash Mobile App

Download Chandler's Solid Waste Services new 'My-Waste' app. It's easy, convenient and FREE!
Available at the Apple or Android app store
My-Waste Special Features:
  • Check details and sets reminders for every collection type
  • 'What Goes Where?' function lets residents quickly find information about what to do with an regular or out of the ordinary item
  • Location, hours of operation, accepted items at the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center and other drop-off locations
  • Details on Special Events including Compost Workshops and Prescription Drug Take Back
  • Recycle, Reduce and Reuse Tips
  • Apartment and condo residents can access information available to them 


ReNews Recycling E-Newsletter

Winter 2014 Issue
 - This issue includes Christmas tree recycling information, showcases holiday recycling videos and articles to help make your holiday season clean and green 

Sign up to receive the free quarterly Solid Waste Services newsletter, ReNews, right in your in-box. Learn about upcoming events, holiday collection schedules, recycling tips, and recycling and trash services offered by the City.
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ReNews Archive
2014 Fall Issue

2014 Spring/Summer Issue
Holiday 2013
Fall 2013
Spring/Summer 2013

Recycling Process

Watch how Chandler's recyclables get sorted and made into something new!
When you recycle, the end product helps to create other resources, as highlighted in the video below!
Video courtesy of United Fibers 

Environmental Art Contest
The City's Solid Waste/Recycling, Water Conservation and Storm Water programs have announced the 19 winners for Chandler’s Annual Environmental Art Contest!
  • Click here to see the 2014 winning entries.
  2014 Environmental Art Contest Winners

More Information:

  • Frequently Asked Questions: Recycling and Solid Waste - Have a question? The answer may be just a click away.
  • Give Us Your Feedback! - Solid Waste Services takes pride in serving our community! We strive to continuously improve the programs and services we offer. Your constructive feedback for continued improvement, along with your ideas for new programs and services is VALUED! Call 480-782-3510 or send us an e-mail, and your comments will be routed to appropriate staff for follow up! Please note services CANNOT be scheduled via email.