Example Bulky Items:

  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Box spring
  • Couch
  • Dish washer
  • Dryer
  • Love seat
  • Mattress
  • Recliner
  • Stove
  • Washing machine
  • Water heater

Bulky Items

Petaluma residents can schedule two free bulky item pick-ups per year! Each residence is permitted a maximum of one (1) major appliance or bulky item, AND the choice of:

  • 7 bags, boxes or cans of refuse

Please note:

  • Loose items will not be collected.  All material must be contained.
  • Yard trimmings must be less than 3” in diameter & 3’ long, and must be bundled
  • Certain materials are not accepted for collection, including:

          o  Construction and demolition debris

          o  Liquids, cement, dirt, or asphalt

          o  Propane tanks, batteries, cleaners, paint, medications, etc.

          o  Small motors (i.e. lawnmowers) must be drained of gas and oil

          o  Televisions or monitors

Customers may call customer service for bulky item collection questions at 1.800.243.0291 or email


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.

  •      Additional Bulky Item Pick-up Rates

          o   Two (2) items less than 100 pounds – $42.79

          o   Additional bags – $5.21 (each)

          o   One (1) large item containing Freon – $42.79