Recycling Solid Waste Collection Center

The Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center (RSWCC) is a residential drop-off facility for recycling and trash disposal. The RSWCC is approved for use by Chandler residents paying for City-provided solid waste services. This is a resident self-haul, self-unload facility only.

Residents living in apartments, townhomes or multi-family units, incorporated in City of Chandler limits, can bring trash for a fee. Effective Nov. 21, 2019, recycling materials are no longer accepted from residents on county islands and neighboring communities, nor businesses.

When You Visit

Be prepared for every visit to the present:

Photo I.D. and Current City of Chandler Utility Bill, showing City-provided solid waste service must be presented at every visit:

  • Per City Code, the City Utility Bill must be current within the last 60 days
  • Residents not bringing in a current bill may be denied the use of the facility
  • For faster check-in please bring a printed copy of your City Utility Bill as barcodes on mobile devices do not always scan due to glare, screen protectors, etc.
  • Wait times vary based on customer usage, busy times on the weekend, and seasonally. Consider scheduling a free bulk curbside pick up for cardboard, landscaping and household trash. 

Contact Us

Solid Waste Services

Customer Service Representatives are available Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.



955 E. Queen Creek Road
Chandler, AZ 85286

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

Hours of Operation

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

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.

Schedule a free bulk curbside pick up for cardboard, landscaping and household trash. 

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
480-782-3510 or schedule online.

Schedule a Bulk Pick-up

Residents using the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center (RSWCC - transfer facility) for recycling, trash disposal or for scheduled appointments for household hazardous waste drop-off must bring:

  • Photo ID

  • Recent City of Chandler Utility Bill showing city-provided solid waste service (60 days or newer, Per City Code)

For prompt check-in, bring a printed copy of the bill, as barcodes on mobile devices don't always scan properly

Customers can print a copy of their utility bill using the City's utility billing system whether or not they have a registered account. Customers 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, visit the Account Login page, click "Transfer Facility Pass" on the navigation menu located on the left side, and follow instructions. 

Chandler City Code, Chapter 44: Use of the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center - Effective August 5, 2013

resident removing trash from vehicle

Authorized use of the Recycling Solid Waste Collection Center

  • Limited to Chandler residents, paying for City-provided solid waste service. Residents must self-haul and unload waste from their home

  • Documentation required when using the facility for trash disposal:
    - Picture I.D.. is required
    - A current City of Chandler utility bill, showing city-provided solid waste services.

  • Chandler multi-family residents use of this facility:
    - Fee per visit View City Fee Schedule
    - Current rent receipt showing Chandler residency
    - Picture I.D.. is required

  • Blue recycling cans should not be used to haul trash or yard waste.
    - Call 480-782-3510 to order a 2nd trash container, or visit Curbside Bulk Collection.

  • Recycling is required when using this facility (No charge except for Freon bearing items. View City Fee Schedule)

  • Household Hazardous Waste is accepted by appointment ONLY, call Solid Waste Services at 480-782-3510 to schedule.

  • Chandler residents, paying for City-provided solid waste services

  • Residents must haul and residents must unload the waste

  • Only trash from the Chandler residence may be brought to this facility

PROHIBITED use of the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center includes

  • Contractors and/or persons performing work for Chandler residents

  • Contractors and/or persons escorted by a Chandler resident to this facility to unload and dispose of waste

Policy Exception:

  • Residents needing a third party involved to unload waste because of a physical limitation are accommodated by an Administrative policy. Call 480-782-3510 for details.

Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) TVs, projection TVs or CRT computer monitors are not accepted for recycling - Effective September 1, 2013

  • Residents receiving city-provided solid waste services can drop off TVs and computer monitors at the RSWCC

    • CRT televisions and computer monitors are disposed

    • Flat screen (non-CRT) TVs and monitors are recycled

  • Non-residents and business cannot bring CRT televisions, projection TVs or CRT computer monitors from non-residents to the RSWCC

Per City Code, fees may apply to some materials. 

  • There is a fee for the removal of Freon from air conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, etc. Fee applies items set out for bulk collection and when dropping off Freon bearing items at the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center. 

  • There is a fee per trash load for Chandler multi-family residents when using the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center. 

  • There is a per ton fee for: dirt, gravel, rock, manure, concrete, and construction debris

    • Fee is applicable to dirt, gravel rock, concrete waste and construction debris resulting from waste material(s) removed from resident's property associated with construction, installation, removal, demolition, remodeling, repair, etc.

      The fee is waived if the chargeable material weighs less than 200 lbs.

    • Construction debris includes but is not limited to household roofing, flooring, fencing, building/construction materials (wood waste, wood pallets, drywall, brick/block, railroad ties, cabinets, counter-tops, gates/doors/door frames, etc.)

For a complete list of fees for Solid Waste Services, View City Fee Schedule. Questions: Call 480-782-3510

Materials accepted for recycling are subject to change due to market conditions and safety concerns.

Material acceptance: (1) is subject to market conditions such as material type, quantity, condition, and safety concerns.; (2) may be limited to Chandler solid waste ratepayers; and (3) may require payment.

Use of this facility requires dropping off recycling materials in designated areas separate from trash.

When loading vehicles or trailers to haul to the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center, separating recycled items is recommended. Vehicles are inspected for accepted recyclables and prohibited waste.


Chandler residents living at an address incorporated within City limits may only bring the following items:

electronics for recycling
  • Cardboard - Required to be emptied if containing waste, for recycling

  • Bikes (bicycles are reused and recycled)

  • Tires (Accepted: standard auto & p/u truck - TIRES MUST BE DE-RIMMED)

  • Scrap metal items, large appliances

  • Computers, printers and other household electronics NO CRT TVs, PROJECTION TVs or CRT COMPUTER MONITORS (Cathode tube monitors)

  • Paper, cardboard, aluminum and steel food and beverage cans, plastic bottles, jugs and small containers

  • Gently used items with resale value - Trash to Treasure Program


Only Chandler residents paying for City Solid Waste Services may bring the following items:

  • Broken, non-repairable furniture
  • Yard tree trimmings
  • Wood, lumber materials - Per ton fee. View City Fee Schedule 
  • Household construction debris - Per ton fee. View City Fee Schedule 
  • Household trash
  • Dead domestic animals - 75 lbs. or less
  • For regulatory compliance, to reduce fugitive dust concerns when transporting and disposing of same, loads must be sprayed wet and covered with a tarp.

Non-residents and businesses can click here for information about the nearest alternative disposal location.

  • Medical waste (bio-hazard)
  • Liquid waste (oil, paint, household chemicals, etc.)
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Septic tank waste
  • Industrial waste
  • Autobodies and engines
  • Livestock
  • Commercial trash or green waste

Republic Services - Germann Transfer Station
11530 E. Germann Rd., Chandler, AZ 85286

Weinberger Waste Disposal - Cooper Transfer Station
619 N. Cooper Road, Gilbert, AZ 85233

Waste Management - San Tan Transfer Station
4040 S. 80th St., Mesa, AZ 85212

Buesing Recycling - Concrete and asphalt only
11520 E. Germann Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286

CRM of America - Tires Only
11400 E. Pecos Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212