The City of Modesto offers its residential garbage service customers a convenient way to dispose of large bulky household items via the Bulky Item Collection Program. Each residential garbage service customer may have 2 pick-ups per calendar year. Residents must contact their garbage company to set a collection appointment. Items should be placed out the evening before the scheduled collection day. The local garbage companies can be reached at:
To look up the garbage company that services your home, view the service area map.
Please do not place items out for collection until the evening before your scheduled appointment.
|Acceptable Items||Unacceptable Items|
|Air Conditioners||No Concrete or Asphalt|
|Doors, Ladders||No Construction or Demolition Debris, Wood, Yard Waste|
|Exercise Equipment, Bicycles||No Dead Animals|
|Large Appliances (ALL doors must be removed)||No Hazardous Waste, Chemicals, Toxic Materials|
|Mattresses, Couches, Chairs||No Household Garbage|
|Patio Furniture, Barbecues (Remove propane tank)||No Items Associated With Businesses|
|Tables, Desks||No Liquids, Paints, Solvents|
|Toilets, Sinks, Tubs, Hot Tubs||No Plate Glass, TV's, Computer Monitors|
|Water Heaters, Water Softeners||No Tires, Automobile Parts|