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Sanitation - Bulk Trash Collection

Glendale Municipal Code Book | Additional Bulk Trash Collection-Residential | Multi-Family
Bulk Trash Collection Schedule | Alley Bulk Trash Collection | Printer-Friendly Version (pdf)
2015 Bulk Trash Collection Schedule pdf - (English & Spanish)

The city provides bulk trash pickup service for large, bulky items that will not fit into your residential garbage container. This is the time to dispose of tree limbs and brush, as well as furniture and appliances generated from your property.

Crews are responsible for removal of large debris only. The equipment used often leaves behind small debris, which is the responsibility of the resident to clean up. Service will not be provided if bulk trash is improperly placed, deemed unsafe to collect or contains unacceptable items.

In order to reduce blight and assist in keeping our neighborhoods safe, residents are asked to place bulk trash out no earlier than 6 a.m. on the Thursday before your scheduled service week and no later than 6 a.m. on the Monday of your scheduled service week.

It is a violation of city ordinance to put bulk trash out before or after the assigned period. Residents not placing bulk trash out on time will not receive service until the following month and are required to remove their items from the street or alley until the next scheduled service. Failure to comply may result in enforcement action, including charges to the resident.


Notice to Residents

Be aware of unfamiliar people in your neighborhood who may be canvassing the area while collecting items from the bulk trash. Report any suspicious activity to the Police Dept. non-emergency number at 623-930-3000.


Additional Residential Bulk Trash Collection

Additional bulk trash collection services are available to single-family dwellings and duplexes for $99 (charged to the resident’s water bill).



Multi-Family Bulk Trash Collection

Bulk trash collection services are available to multi-family units greater than a duplex, as well as mobile home parks and trailer parks. There is a 30-minute minimum charge of $98.58 and is $49.29 each additional 15-minute interval. Fees are assessed from the time a crew leaves their assigned route to the time the crew returns to their route (portal to portal).

Instructions:

  • Place bulk trash piles no farther than 4 feet toward your home (from sidewalk’s edge).
  • Stack items neatly, parallel to the street or alley adjacent to your property line. If you have alley garbage collection, place bulk trash on your side of the alley along your property line only.
  • Separate piles by category, such as appliances, tree limbs and green waste.
  • No object placed out for collection shall exceed 4 feet in length, except bulk trash (ex: a couch).
  • Cut tree limbs into 4-foot segments and neatly stack so all point in the same direction.
  • Tree limbs and other objects must be less than 12 inches in diameter.
  • Fruit must be removed from limbs and prepared for collection separately.
  • Wood panels and wood fencing must be no larger than 4 feet square.
  • Keep glass separate from other items, in small, sturdy cardboard boxes and clearly labeled. Boxes should be 2’x2’x2’ or smaller.
  • Place yard clippings (grass, leaves, palm tree skins and bark) in plastic bags. Bags must be securely tied.
  • Place cacti in small, sturdy cardboard boxes. Boxes should be 2’x2’x2’ or smaller.
  • Refrigerators must have the attached doors, hinges, lids and latches removed. (Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) 36-1651)

Bulk trash service will not be provided if there exists a possible health or safety risk or chance of equipment or property damage.

What Not to Do:

  • Do not place bulk trash on or within 2 feet of city-owned containers or bins, water meters, cable boxes, fire hydrants, block walls or other fixed objects.
  • Do not put out dirt, rock, gravel, concrete, shingles, bricks, dry wall, blocks, tile, wet or dry mortar, sod, bunny ears or polka dot cactus (Opuntia) or other unacceptable items.
  • Do not place whole tree trunks or stumps out for collection.
  • Do not put out oil, paint, car batteries, pool chemicals or any hazardous materials.
  • Do not place tires out for bulk trash or residential collection. Tires may be taken to the landfill.
  • Do not put garbage out for bulk trash collection.
  • Do not place bulk trash in the street or on the sidewalk.
  • Do not place bulk trash against block walls on narrow easements.
  • Do not pile bulk trash more than 6 feet high.
  • Do not park within 10 feet of bulk trash piles.
  • Do not put bulk trash in containers you wish to keep. Containers must be clearly marked for bulk trash and will not be returned.
  • Do not block bulk trash piles with residential containers on garbage and recycling collection day.
  • Do not put out Styrofoam®, including packing materials and foam peanuts.

If you have ornamental borders, fences or desert landscaping, bulk trash should be stacked parallel to the street on the farthest edge of your driveway. Do not place bulk trash on desert landscaping. It is the responsibility of the resident to maintain desert landscaping if disturbed by the equipment.

Bulk Trash Map



2014 Bulk Trash Collection Schedule
Printable Version(pdf) | En Espanol (pdf)
If you live in: Place your bulk trash out between: For collection week of:

January

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 2 and 6 a.m. Mon., Jan.6                       Jan. 6

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 9 and 6 a.m. Mon., Jan. 13                    Jan. 13

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 16 and 6 a.m. Mon., Jan.20                   Jan. 20

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 23 and 6 a.m. Mon., Jan. 27                  Jan. 27

 

February

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 30 and 6 a.m. Mon., Feb. 3                   Feb.3

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 6 and 6 a.m. Mon., Feb. 10                   Feb. 10

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 13 and 6 a.m. Mon., Feb. 17                 Feb. 17

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 20 and 6 a.m. Mon., Feb. 24                 Feb. 24

 

March

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 27 and 6 a.m. Mon., Mar. 3                   Mar. 3

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., Mar. 6 and 6 a.m. Mon., Mar. 10                   Mar. 10

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., Mar. 13 and 6 a.m. Mon., Mar. 17                  Mar. 17

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., Mar. 20 and 6 a.m. Mon., Mar. 24                  Mar. 24

 

April

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., April 3 and 6 a.m. Mon., April 7                     April 7

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., April 10 and 6 a.m. Mon., April 14                 April 14

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., April 17 and 6 a.m. Mon., April 21                 April 21

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., April 24 and 6 a.m. Mon., April 28                 April 28

 

May

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., May 1 and 6 a.m. Mon., May 5                      May 5

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., May 8 and 6 a.m. Mon., May 12                    May 12

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., May 15 and 6 a.m. Mon., May 19                  May 19

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., May 22 and 6 a.m. Mon., May 26                  May 26

 

June

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., May 29 and 6 a.m. Mon., June 2                   June 2

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., June 5 and 6 a.m. Mon., June 9                   June 9

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., June 12 and 6 a.m. Mon., June 16              June 16

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., June 19 and 6 a.m. Mon., June 23              June 23

 

July

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., July 3 and 6 a.m. Mon., July 7                      July 7

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., July 10 and 6 a.m. Mon., July 14                 July 14

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., July 17 and 6 a.m. Mon., July 21                 July 21

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., July 24 and 6 a.m. Mon., July 28                 July 28

 

August

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., July 31 and 6 a.m. Mon., Aug. 4                   Aug. 4

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 7 and 6 a.m. Mon., Aug. 11                  Aug. 11

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 14 and 6 a.m. Mon., Aug. 18               Aug. 18

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 21 and 6 a.m. Mon., Aug. 25               Aug. 25

 

 

 

September

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 28 and 6 a.m. Mon., Sept. 1                 Sept. 1

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 4 and 6 a.m. Mon., Sept. 8                  Sept. 8

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 11 and 6 a.m. Mon., Sept. 15             Sept. 15

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 18 and 6 a.m. Mon., Sept. 22             Sept. 22

 

October

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., Oct.  2 and 6 a.m.  Mon., Oct.  6                   Oct. 6

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 9 and 6 a.m. Mon., Oct. 13                    Oct. 13

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 16 and 6 a.m. Mon., Oct. 20                  Oct. 20

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 23 and 6 a.m. Mon., Oct. 27                  Oct. 27

 

November

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 30 and 6 a.m. Mon., Nov. 3                   Nov. 3

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 6 and 6 a.m. Mon., Nov. 10                  Nov. 10

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 13 and 6 a.m. Mon., Nov. 17                Nov. 17

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 20 and 6 a.m. Mon., Nov. 24                Nov. 24

 

December

Section 1                          6 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 27 and 6 a.m. Mon., Dec. 1                  Dec. 1

Section 2                          6 a.m. Thurs., Dec. 4 and 6 a.m. Mon., Dec. 8                    Dec. 8

Section 3                          6 a.m. Thurs., Dec. 11 and 6 a.m. Mon., Dec. 15               Dec. 15

Section 4                          6 a.m. Thurs., Dec. 18 and 6 a.m. Mon., Dec. 22               Dec. 22

Alley Bulk Trash Collection

If you have alley garbage collection, bulk trash must be placed on your side of the alley along your property line only. When placing items out, stack as neatly as possible, parallel to your fence or property line. Do not place bulk trash within 2 feet of city-owned containers or bins, telephone poles, cable boxes, fences, block walls or other fixed objects.

 

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