Bulky Item Pick-up (Residential) – Incorporated SD County

The following cities offer bulky item collection:

City of Carlsbad –  Republic Services (760) 332-6464 Up to five bulky household items / three times annually at no charge. Residents who have already scheduled their three free collections can request a bulk item collection for a fee.

City of Chula Vista – Republic Services (619) 421-9400 Up to 10 bulky items picked up weekly, or 60 items in a 90 day period, free of charge. Additional items can be picked up for a small fee.

City of Coronado – EDCO (619) 522-7380 Bulky item pickup is scheduled twice a year: once in the Spring and once in the Fall.

City of Del Mar  – Waste Management (858) 452-9810 three (3) free bulky pickups per year, up to five items per pickup. 

Pease note: Multifamily complexes of less than five units receive Residential Services, and Multifamily complexes of five units or more receive Commercial Services.

City of El Cajon  – EDCO (619) 287-7555. Two (2) free bulky pickups per year

City of Encinitas – EDCO (760) 436-4151 service is offered for a nominal fee

City of Escondido – Escondido Disposal (760) 745-3203 Bulk item pickup is offered for $14.51 per item, while refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners are $58.03 each because of the refrigerants.

City of Imperial Beach – EDCO (619) 287-7555 two FREE bulky item pick-ups per year

City of La Mesa  – EDCO (619) 287-7555  bulky item pickup for a nominal fee

City of Lemon Grove – EDCO (619) 287-7555  bulky item pickup for a nominal fee

City of National City – EDCO (619) 474-8855 This service is offered free of charge on a quarterly basis, limited to three items.

City of Oceanside – Waste Management (760) 439-2824 The CurbUp! Program is offered twice per year; the first is two annual Donation Weeks and the second round is two Landfill Weeks. Residents may also schedule bulky item pickup service 3 times a year for up to 5 items.

City of Poway – EDCO (858) 748-7769 bulky item pickup for a nominal fee

City of San Marcos – EDCO (760) 744-2700 call to schedule an appointment.

City of Santee – Waste Management (619) 596-5100 two (2) free bulky pickups per year, up to six items per pickup

City of Solana Beach – EDCO (858) 350-8544 bulky item pickup for for a nominal fee

City of Vista – EDCO (760) 727-1600 bulky item pickup for a nominal fee

City of San Diego residents should contact Environmental Services Department at sdrecyclingworks@sandiego.gov or 858-694-7000 https://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services.  The City of San Diego does not provide an on-demand bulky item pickup service for single family homes, but you may request a Community Cleanup if available.


Bulk waste includes items that are typically too large to be disposed of in your regular curbside trash container. To help you get rid of these large items, these waste haulers offer easy bulk trash pickup for recycling or disposal, so you don’t have to haul them to a landfill.

Bulk items typically include:*

  • Couches
  • Lamps
  • Rugs
  • Mattresses
  • Large Appliances without Freon

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