Thanksgiving Day is Thursday Nov 23rd and may impact your pickup schedule

Dana Point Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Recycling)

We’re here to help you find the Dana Point trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Dana Point is in California with San Clemente to the southeast, San Juan Capistrano to the north, Laguna Beach to the northwest.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Dana Point Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.danapoint.org/department/public-works-engineering/solid-waste-recycling

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Trash pickup is always delayed one day after a major holiday that falls on a week day. For example, if Christmas falls on Tuesday, the normal trash schedule applies to Monday, but trash service is delayed one day for Christmas day and for the rest of the week. The above holidays are recognized by the City’s trash hauler.

Dana Point Trash Collection Map

Dana Point Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.danapoint.org/department/public-works-engineering/solid-waste-recycling/bulky-item-collection-program

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • refrigerators
  • mattresses
  • rugs
  • water heaters
  • furniture
  • large appliances
  • computers
  • electronic waste
  • batteries
  • fluorescent light tubes
  • other items which can be handled by a two-man crew

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Hazardous waste
  • Flammable liquids
  • Styrofoam
  • Paint
  • Construction Debris

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Dana Point and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.danapoint.org/department/public-works-engineering/solid-waste-recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Dana Point?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.danapoint.org/department/public-works-engineering/solid-waste-recycling/bulky-item-collection-program

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.danapoint.org/department/public-works-engineering/solid-waste-recycling

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Dana Point Public Works Department?

(877) 728-0446

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Dana Point trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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