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Bulky Items

Donate It

Reusuable items or e-waste maybe donated to a variety of local organizations

Bulky Item Collection

Property Managers and Owners
  • Are entitled to 2 free pick-ups per year (must have a Recology account)
Tenants
  • If you live in an apartment building with 5-units and below OR in a single-family home, you are entitled to 2 free pick-ups per year.
  • If you live in an aparment building with 6-units and more, you MAY be entitled to 1 free pick-up per year. Contact Recology at (415) 330-1300 for more information.
Acceptable items include:
  • textiles (clothing, shoes, apparel)
  • electronics (TVs, computers and monitors, keyboards and peripherals)
  • appliances (toaster ovens, blenders, etc.)
  • furniture (couches, chairs)
  • motor oil
  • scrap metal
  • paint (and paint thinner, varnish, spray adhesive)
Contact Recology at (415) 330-1300 to schedule a pick-up. Residents must schedule a pick-up prior to placing items on the curbside. More pick-ups can be arranged at an additional cost.

Public Reuse and Recycling Area

San Francisco's public reuse and recycling area (the SF dump) is open to all city residents and businesses. Non-hazardous materials can be dropped off Monday to Friday from 7:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. It is illegal to put hazardous waste in any landfill, recycling, or composting bin.
 

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