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El Cajon Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the El Cajon trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of El Cajon is in California with Santee and Escondido to the north, Spring Valley to the south, and La Mesa to the southwest.

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.

El Cajon Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://city-of-el-cajon.edcodisposal.com/residential-waste-services/

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day – Sunday, January 1, 2024 – Due to the holiday falling on a Sunday this year, there will be NO DELAY
  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2024 – One-Day Delay All Week
  • Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4, 2024 – One-Day Delay for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Customers Only
  • Labor Day – Monday, September 4, 2024 – One-Day Delay All Week
  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 23, 2024 – One-Day Delay for Thursday & Friday Customers Only
  • Christmas Day – Monday, December 25, 2024 – One-Day Delay All Week
  • New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1, 2024 – One-Day Delay All Week

El Cajon Trash Collection Map

El Cajon Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://city-of-el-cajon.edcodisposal.com/residential-waste-services/residential/bulky-item-pickup/ to find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • water heaters
  • appliances
  • furniture
  • televisions

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • household hazardous waste
  • construction material

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 El Cajon and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://city-of-el-cajon.edcodisposal.com/residential-waste-services/residential/recycling/

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in El Cajon?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://city-of-el-cajon.edcodisposal.com/residential-waste-services/residential/bulky-item-pickup/

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://city-of-el-cajon.edcodisposal.com/service-schedules/

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the El Cajon Waste Disposal and Recycling Services?

Please call EDCO customer service at (619) 287-7555. For additional contact options, please visit EDCO here.

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the El Cajon 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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