Recycling Solid Waste Collection Center

The Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center (RSWCC) is a residential drop-off facility for recycling and trash disposal. This is a resident self-haul, self-unload facility only.

Fee Changes - Effective July 1, 2022

Two no-cost visits to the RSWCC per year will be allowed for the first 400 pounds of a load. Any weight above 400 pounds will be charged at $50 per ton. Additional visits will be $10 per visit for the first 400 pounds, and then $50/ton if over 400 pounds. All fees are charged to the resident's Chandler utility bill. Dropping off only recyclable materials will remain cost-free.


    Chandler residents paying for City-provided solid waste services may use the RSWCC facility. 

    • Any material taken to this facility must be from the Chandler residence shown on the bill.
    • Material from Chandler residents living in apartments, townhomes or multi-family units can bring trash and Freon-baring items for a fee and recycling at no charge. 
    • Material is not accepted from residents on county islands, neighboring communities, businesses or non-profit organizations.
    • Contractors and/or persons performing work for residents are prohibited.
    • Residents with physical limitations will be accommodated with prior approval. Call 480-782-3510 for details.

    Chandler residents must present the following items at each visit:

    • Photo ID
    • Current City of Chandler Utility Bill, showing City-provided solid waste service. Multi-family residents can bring a rent receipt or utility bill showing their Chandler address.
    • The person bringing in the material must have their name on the bill or be on the account as an approved user
    • To print a copy of your utility bill, visit Utility Services.  
      • If you have registered to pay online, log in, click “View Bill” and follow instructions.
      • If you are not a registered customer and you would like to print a copy of your utility bill, please follow the instructions below.
        • Click “One Time Payment” on the left navigation menu
        • Click “Utility Services”
        • Input your Account Number, Customer Number and Service Street Name, then “Search Invoice”
        • Once your Account Information is visible, click “View” to view and print a copy of your utility bill
    • Loads are visually inspected at check-in. Staff will direct residents where different material is to be unloaded.
      • Recycling is required at this facility.  Separating recycled items prior to arrival is recommended. 
      • Household Hazardous Waste is accepted by appointment ONLY; call Solid Waste Services at 480-782-3510 to schedule.   

    Hours of Operation

    Open: Thursday - Monday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    • Wait times vary based on customer use throughout the week.  The busiest times are on the weekend, after holidays, storms and school breaks.
    • To save time consider scheduling a free bulk curbside pick-up for yard waste, furniture, household trash, appliances, metal items, electronics and cardboard.  

      Closed: Tuesday, Wednesday and City observed holidays: New Year's Day, MLK Day, Presidents Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving (Thursday & Friday) and Christmas.


    955 E. Queen Creek Road
    Chandler, AZ 85286

    The entrance is on the south side of Queen Creek Road, just west of McQueen Road.

    For a complete list of fees for Solid Waste Services, view City Fee Schedule or call 480-782-3510.

    Fees for Chandler Ratepayers: Charged to Chandler Utility Bill 

    $15 per unit

    • Appliances with Freon or coolant such air conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, water coolers, etc.

    First Two (2) Visits per Calendar Year

    • 0 - 400 lbs. Free
    • 400 lbs. & over $50/ton

    Additional Visits

    • 0 - 400 lbs. $10/load
    • 400 lbs. & over $50/ton

    Fees for Chandler multi-family (apartments, condominiums, townhomes, mobile home parks, etc.) residents

    $20 per visit for trash disposal
    $15 per unit

    • Appliances with Freon or coolant such air conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, water coolers, etc.

    Fees charged to multi-family residents must be paid in cash. No bills accepted over $20.

    • Dirt, gravel, manure, concrete, rock, block tile and construction debris listed above is not accepted from multi-family residents.

    Any material brought to this facility must be from the Chandler residence shown on the bill.

    Items accepted, but not limited to the following:


    • Yard waste
    • Household trash
    • Broken, non-repairable furniture
    • Household construction debris - Per ton fee. View City Fee Schedule 
    • Dead domestic animals - 75 lbs. or less


    • Paper, cardboard, aluminum and steel food and beverage cans, plastic bottles and jugs.
    • Cardboard – Flatten and remove all items from boxes prior to arrival. )
    • Scrap metal items
    • Large appliances. Fee for items with Freon.
      Computers, printers and other household electronics
    • Tires from passenger vehicles.
      • Tires must be de-rimmed
      • Limit of 5 tires per month
    • Tires from tractors, semi-trucks, ATVs, and off-road vehicles
      • Tires must be de-rimmed
      • Limit 2 per year
    • Medical waste (bio-hazard)
    • Liquid waste
    • Household Hazardous Waste
    • Septic tank waste
    • Industrial waste
    • Auto bodies and engines
    • Livestock
    • Commercial waste and/or recyclables

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