Bulk Waste 

Bulky Waste Items Public Works provides collection of bulk waste items, such as upholstered furniture, twice per month.

Please place items curbside by 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday of your collection week for pick up by Friday.  

Note: Based on the volume of materials placed at the curb, the collection route may take longer than one day to complete.  If items are not collected on Wednesday, please leave them curbside for collection.  

Please help our community improve travel safety for all, especially cyclists and pedestrians, by putting out your bulk waste close to your collection day, and not placing items in the street or blocking sidewalks, bike lanes, or storm drains. 

Acceptable Items

  • Clean metal: Bicycles, etc.
    • All clean metal must be separated from other bulk items and placed curbside for collection
  • Computer monitors and televisions: Small amounts will be collected curbside
    • May also be recycled at the Orange County Landfill
  • Paint cans: Paint cans should be opened and the paint allowed to dry
    • With the lid removed and contents completely dry, paint cans may be placed curbside
  • Furniture and large items:
    • Chairs
    • Table
    • Lawn furniture
    • Grills
    • Mattresses/Box Springs
    • Microwave ovens
    • Push lawnmowers
    • Etc.

Unacceptable Items

Contact Orange County Solid Waste Management to find out how to dispose of the following items:

  • Batteries: Large sized alkaline batteries and wet cell / lead acid batteries such as the kind found in cars, trucks, and boats
  • Building / Remodeling items:
    • Carpet
    • Rocks
    • Dirt
    • Concrete
  • Hazardous materials of any type
  • Vehicle parts of any type

Report A Solid Waste Issue

  1. Type of Solid Waste Issue
  2. Type of Cart
  3. Type of Missed Waste Collection

    Please leave your container curbside and Public Works will be back to collect your waste.

    If you have submitted this form after 3 pm, your container will be collected on the following day.

  4. Type of Missed Yard Waste
  5. Please make sure your cart is visible and easily accessible.  Public Works will repair your cart within the next 48 hours.    

  6. If your cart is deemed unrepairable and must be replaced; would you prefer to keep your old cart or have Public Works remove it?*
  7. Please provide a valid address

  8. Provide nearby intersection or GPS Coordinates if possible.  

  9. Do you wish to be contacted about this issue?*
  10. Preferred method of contact:
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Reuse is better than disposal and recycling!  

Good, useable items may dropped off at Orange County Solid Waste Management's Salvage Sheds or donated to a local charity or thrift shop (some offer free pick up). 

Visit Orange County Solid Waste Management's A-Z Recycle Guide for more information on the Salvage Sheds, including locations and acceptable items.