Bulky Items - Recology San Bruno
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Bulky Items


For large items that don’t fit in your cart, like old furniture, appliances, or mattresses, you can schedule an On-Call Collection.

Accepted Bulky Items:

  • Box spring
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dish washer
  • Dryer
  • Furniture
  • Holiday tree
  • Mattress
  • Washing machine
  • Up 12 garbage bags (32 gallon size) of bagged, boxed or bundled garbage, recyclables or compost (loose items must be bagged, boxed, or bundled). This is equivalent to 2 cubic yards (3ft. x 3ft. x 6ft.) of materials 9 – 32 gallon bags of extra trash not weighing over 40 pounds each

Residential customers receive 2 curbside on-call collections per year; July 1st – June 30th at no additional charge. If you exceed your number of free pickups, you may request additional collections for a fee.

Each collection is limited to 3 cubic yards (3ft x 3ft x 9ft) and must be scheduled 24 hours in advance for your regular service day.

NOTE: Weight limits may apply and acceptability of items is at the discretion of the driver. Also, Hazardous items are not accepted curbside.

Customers may schedule bulky item collections for a fee.  Businesses may utilize this service on a daily basis or as needed. Give us a call to receive free estimates..

We do not accept hazardous waste, construction and demolition debris, liquids, rock, hot ashes, and materials that exceed five feet in length.  Items that weigh over 200 lbs may require an extra fee.

Schedule Bulky item collection


If it’s possible that some of your items, such as sofas and tables, could find a new life, please consider donating to a non-profit in the City of San Bruno or San Mateo County.  Not only will you be helping divert items from the landfill – you will also be helping a great organization!


If you have extra organics, recyclables, or landfill material that won’t fit in your containers, you may purchase Extra Bag Tags by calling customer service.