Bulky Items | Recology Sonoma Marin

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
    • Small motors (i.e. lawnmowers) must be drained of gas and oil
    • Additional Bulky Item Pick-up Rates

            o   Two (2) items less than 100 pounds – $53.82

            o   Additional bags – $5.81 (each)

            o   One (1) large item containing Freon – $53.82

    • 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  Televisions or monitors


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. 

To schedule a pickup, please call customer service: 1.800.243.0291 or email RecologySonomaMarin@recology.com.