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Bulk Item Collection

Residents paying for city-provided solid waste services can schedule a free curbside recycling and/or trash bulk collection every six weeks. For more details call 480-782-3510. (Bulk collection CANNOT be scheduled via email)).

There are many local charity groups offering curbside pick up for items often discarded as trash, and most charities offer a tax deduction for your generosity.

Curbside Collection
 
How do I schedule a curbside bulk collection? 
The ratepayer must call to schedule the curbside bulk collection prior to setting out items at the curb. Call 480-782-3510 for details and requirements. Services CANNOT be scheduled via email or by a third party not listed on the ratepayer's account.

Can I schedule a bulk collection to be picked up in the alley?
No. Per Chandler City Code, Chapter 44-6.4:  "... Bulk materials shall only be collected if placed along the right-of-way behind the curb, on the property of the covered residence. Bulk materials to be collected shall not be collected when placed in public or private alleys."

How often can I schedule a free bulk collection? 
Free curbside bulk collection can be scheduled for each residence once every six weeks. Call Solid Waste Customer Service at 480-782-3510 for the date available for your next free bulk.  If you would like an additional  bulk collection in between the six weeks there is a fee.


What is considered a bulk item?
Most often, excess household waste or items too large to fit in a residential curbside or alley trash container.


Recycle Bulk
Trash Bulk
Recycle Bulk - Common Items:
  • Excess cardboard (emptied and flattened)
  • Metal items such as patio furniture, grills, playground equipment, etc.
  • Large and small appliances (water heaters, washer, dryer, dishwasher, stove, toaster ovens, microwaves, window AC units, etc.) (Applicable fee of $10 for Freon removal for freezers, refrigerators, and any other type of Freon bearing unit.
  • *Electronics (Computers, flat screen LCT computer monitors, LED, LCD, plasma TVs, printers, stereos, microwaves, etc.) Flat screen (non-CRT) TVs and monitors are collected as a recycle bulk
Trash Bulk - Common Items:
  • Tree trimmings and yard clippings (City Code, Chapter 44-6) states requirements for bulk collection)
  • Broken, non-repairable furniture
  • Broken, non-repairable toys
  • Household trash and textiles
  • CRT, console and projection TVs, and CRT Computer Monitors
PLEASE NOTE:  WHEN CALLING TO SCHEDULE A BULK, A LIST OF ITEMS YOU ARE REQUESTING FOR PICK UP IS REQUIRED, AS DIFFERENT TRUCKS ARE SCHEDULED, BASED ON TYPES OF ITEMS COLLECTED.

What materials are not accepted? 
Call 480-782-3510 to find out what is accepted and what is not. The most common waste not accepted includes: building and construction materials, such as sheet rock, wood paneling, cinder blocks, bricks, and roofing materials. Other unacceptable waste includes: dirt, gravel, propane tanks, tires, auto parts, and liquid, hazardous, or medical waste.

Where can residents take large items if bulk collection is not available?
Chandler residents can self-haul to the City's Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center located at 955 E. Queen Creek Road. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday thru Monday, and closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

For additional details call Solid Waste Services at 480-782-3510.


Chandler residents who do not pay for City-provided solid waste services can call Solid Waste Services at 480-782-3510 for information about options for disposal bulky waste.