Example Bulky Items:

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

Bulky Items

Petaluma residents can schedule two free bulky item pickups per year!

  •      Each residence is allowed a maximum of one (1) major appliance or bulky item, up to four (4) tires (rims removed), AND the choice of:

          o   7 bags, boxes, or cans of refuse 

  •       Loose items will not be collected

          o   All material must be contained

          o   Yard trimmings must be less than 3” in diameter & 3’ long, and must be bundled

  •      Certain materials cannot be collected

          o   No construction and demolition debris

          o   No liquids, cement, dirt, or asphalt

          o   No propane tanks, batteries, cleaners, paint, medications, etc.

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

          o   No 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 Pickup Rates

          o   Two (2) items less than 100 pounds – $39.92

          o   Additional bags – $4.86 (each)

          o   One (1) large item containing Freon – $39.92