Bulky Items | Recology Sonoma Marin

Cotati Curbside Clean-ups

Recology Sonoma Marin offers curbside clean-ups to Cotati residential customers two (2) times per year, in the Spring and Fall. The dates are as follow:

2021 Spring Curbside Clean-up is May 10th – 14th.
2021 Fall Curbside Clean-up is October 11th – 15th.

Cotati residential customers in good standing may place clean-up materials from their homes at the curb for collection during the clean-up week, free of charge. Please follow all requirements listed below in order to ensure collection.


Items must be at the curb by 6 AM on the regularly scheduled service day.

Each residence is allowed:

  • 14 bags, boxes, or cans of refuse OR
  • 7 bags, boxes, or cans of refuse AND 1 bulky item OR
  • 2 bulky items
  • Please note: excess materials will not be collected

All items (excluding furniture) must weigh less than 60 pounds

  • No construction and demolition debris
  • No liquids, cement, dirt, or asphalt
  • No mattresses
  • No appliances

Loose items will not be collected

  • All material must be contained
  • Yard trimmings must be less than 3” in diameter X 3’ long and must be bundled

Hazardous waste and large appliances will not be collected

  • Prohibited materials include – pressure-treated wood, tires, televisions, batteries, propane tanks,
    cleaners, paint
  • All small motors (i.e. lawnmowers) must be drained of gas and oil
  • Click here for hazardous waste disposal information


An appointment must be made for large furniture. Please call 800.243.0291 or email RecologySonomaMarin@Recology.com by 2 PM on the Friday before the clean-up week to make an appointment.

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 Sonoma or Marin Counties. Not only will you be helping divert items from the landfill – you will also be helping a great organization!

Click here for a list of resources.