Other Recycling Information
Items Not Included & Will Not Be Picked Up
Paving materials, stones, rocks, sand, dirt, broken concrete, automobile parts, tires, lead/acid batteries, sod, paints and stains, flammable liquids, metal 55 gallon drums metal grease drums, pianos, spas, water softeners that have not been emptied of salt, liquids and other chemicals, hot tubs, large screen televisions (over 30"), furnaces, garage door openers and concrete wash tubs. As of 1/1/13: No electronics, televisions, computer monitors, computer hard drives, and related peripherals shall be collected at curbside.
Refuse caused by repairs, alterations, remodeling, demolition and/or construction of buildings and other structures.
Bushes, shrubs or other vegetation with earth or soil attached to the root system.
Tree trunks, parts of tree trunks, or tree trunks that have been cut into smaller pieces.
Waste resulting from a landlord's eviction of a tenant. The eviction must be confirmed by the municipality.
On-Call "At Your Door" E-Waste & Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Processing & Disposal
Waste Management provides to the residents of each municipality an on-call door-to-door e-Waste and Household Hazardous Waste ("HHW') collections, processing and disposal service ("HHW Service"). The purpose of the eWaste / HHW Service is to provide a safe, convenient, efficient and cost-effective method for residents to dispose of their e-Waste and Acceptable HHW Materials (as defined herein) that are otherwise difficult to dispose of and which are being stockpiled in residents' homes. The Contractor's e-Waste/HHW Service shall include the following mandatory components:
The program must be offered to all residents on an on-call basis (Call 1-800-449-7587). For residents to schedule a collection date, a toll-free hotline must be provided with live operators between the hours of 5:00 AM and 5:00 PM PST, Monday through Friday.
Waste Management will provide each resident via U.S. Mail at least seven (days in advance of the scheduled collection date a containment device (box/bag) which is approved by each municipality. Each containment device should hold approximately 50-75 pounds of Acceptable HHW Materials. Residents may fill the bag, and also can place outside the bag large items such as straight fluorescent lamps, auto batteries and electronics.