Bulky Items

Accepted Items

 

Appliances

      • Washers, dryers, refrigerators, water heaters and stoves and other large appliances.
      • Microwave ovens, toaster ovens, and other small appliances.
      • Remember to remove refrigerator doors for safety.

Electronics

      • TV’s, DVD and VCR players, stereo equipment and speakers.
      • Computers, monitors, printers and other hardware items.
      • Dry type household batteries.
      • Lamps and other electronic items.

Mattresses

  • All sizes of mattresses, foundations and box springs.

Furniture

      • Sofas, sofa beds, chairs, futons, dressers, tables, bed frames.
      • Cabinets, bookshelves, desks.
      • Other similar household furniture items.

Metal

      • Bed frames, scrap metal, pipes.
      • File cabinets, shelving units.
      • Exercise equipment, bikes.

Textiles

      • Clothing, jackets.
      • Backpacks, purses, belts, suspenders & shoes.
      • Towels, bedding.
      • Box, bag or bundle and tie all textile items separately from your other small items.
      • Clearly label your box or bag “Textiles” so our crews can keep these items separate from other boxed or bagged small items.

Carpets and Padding

  • Carpets and padding must be rolled or bundled into 4 foot lengths and weigh no more than 60 pounds per bundle.

 

Long Loose Items

  • Long loose items such as lumber, window blinds, pipes, brooms and mops, etc. should be tied into bundles no longer than 5 feet in length and weighing no more than 60 pounds per bundle.

 

Small Loose Items

  • Small loose items such as pots, pans and other small items should be consolidated into boxes or bags. To avoid breakage, boxes and bags should weigh no more than 30 pounds each.

 

 

Unaccepted Items

Household Garbage

      • Regular household garbage will be collected from the black cart on your regular collection day.
      • Recology Golden Gate customers call (415) 626-4000 to schedule a collection of extra garbage.
      • Recology Sunset Scavenger customers call (415) 330-1300 to schedule a collection of extra garbage

Bottles, Cans, Cardboard or Paper Recyclables

      • Recyclables will be collected from the blue cart on your regular collection day.
      • Recology Golden Gate customers call (415) 626-4000 to schedule a collection of extra recyclables
      • Recology Sunset Scavenger customers call (415) 330-1300 to schedule a collection of extra recyclables.

Yard/Green Waste

      • Yard/Green waste will be collected from the green cart on your regular collection day.
      • Recology Golden Gate customers call (415) 626-4000 to schedule a collection of extra Yard/Green waste.
      • Recology Sunset Scavenger customers call (415) 330-1300 to schedule a collection of extra Yard/Green waste.

Concrete, Plaster, Dirt or Construction Debris

      • Customers with small amounts of material may call Recology Sunset Scavenger at (415) 330-1300 to schedule an estimate for a collection.
      • Customers with large amounts, please contact Sunset Scavenger or Golden Gate Disposal & Recycling Debris Box Services at (415) 330-1315.
      • Customers can self haul to the Transfer Station.

Automobile Parts & Tires

      • Customers with up to five (5) tires may call Recology Sunset Scavenger at (415) 330-1300 to schedule a collection.
      • Customers with non mechanical automobile parts (fenders, bumpers, seats) may call Recology Sunset Scavenger at (415) 330-1300 to receive an estimate for collection.
      • Customers can self haul to the Transfer Station.

Oversized Items – Pianos or Tree Trunks

  • These items are taken on a limited case by case basis – customers may call Recology Sunset Scavenger at (415) 330-1300.

Hazardous Waste – Such As Paints, Pesticides, Chemicals & Cleaning Agents

  • Customers can visit this page for information on Household Hazardous Waste disposal.