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Bulky Item Drop-off Days

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Due to the current Shelter in Place Order issued by the Yolo County Public Health Office, the annual Bulky-Item Drop-Off event originally scheduled for April 3rd and 4th will be postponed . We will be closely monitoring this situation to determine a future event date. Please monitor our website and social media accounts for updated information. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

2020 Bulky Item Drop-Off Days

Drop-off dates for 2020: To Be Announced

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.

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. Other options for getting rid of a 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 everyday for free.
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.


Household Hazardous Waste is not accepted at this event.