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Bulky Items Drop-Off

2020 Bulky Item Drop-Off Days

Friday, April 3 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 4 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

at Recology Davis, 2727 2nd Street

This service is available to Davis residents only.  Proof of residency will be required; no charge to participate.

No commercial haulers: commercial haulers or business materials will not be accepted.


Acceptable Materials:

  • large appliances
  • refrigerators, freezers (limit 2)
  • scrap metal, wood scraps
  • furniture, mattresses, textiles
  • empty cardboard boxes
  • toilets, sinks, plumbing fixtures
  • Computer monitors, TV monitors
  • electronics, microwaves, computer items
  • other bulky items

Unacceptable Materials:

  • no business or commercial waste
  • soil, dirt, concrete, asphalt
  • construction debris
  • automobile and truck tires
  • hazardous waste (paint, batteries, pesticides etc.)
  • regular household garbage

Material Preparation: Please try to separate materials whenever possible so that materials can easily be recycled at the drop-off site.

Salvage Area: There will be a salvage area where usable items such as furniture will be separated and stored for salvage; these items can be taken at no charge.

BulkyWhat if I can’t transport my bulky items to the drop-off site?
We encourage you to carpool with friends and neighbors who have a vehicle which will allow you to transport your bulky items to the drop-off site. Individuals who currently subscribe to senior/disabled trash service can call Recology Davis at 756-4646 for a special pickup appointment. As always, Recology Davis offers special pickup service for a fee to residents who wish to dispose of a large bulky item.

What if I want to dispose of my item before or after the drop-off days?
Visit for reuse and recycling options for bulky items. The Yolo County Central Landfill accepts reusable items for their Thrift Store. Other bulky items can be brought to the landfill for recycling and disposal (standard landfill fees will apply). For details, visit or call 666-8729.See the Yolo County Central Landfill webpage for the landfill fee schedule. For details, call 666-8729.

Household Hazardous Waste is not accepted at this event. 


Bulky Item Drop-Off Days Webpage

Recology Davis Website

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