We’re here to help you find the Elk Grove garbage pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
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.
Elk Grove Trash Collection Calendar 2023
For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city website and enter your address to find the collection day for your trash.
You can also see the city-observed holidays.
Trash Pick Up Holidays
There is no trash pickup on the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Elk Grove Trash Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
Bulk pickup is available to Elk Grove residents 3 times per year.
Bulky item pickup happens by appointment only.
To schedule your appointment call (916) 635-2500
Acceptable Bulk Items
Acceptable materials include items such as the following:
- old toys
- PVC pipes (not to exceed 4″ in diameter and 5′ in length)
- pruning waste
- lumber (not to exceed 4″ in diameter and 5′ in length. Fencing must be disassembled)
- tree branches
- Computer monitors*
*Please notify the Republic Services representative if you have these items when you call to schedule your pickup.
Unacceptable Bulk Items
Unacceptable materials include items such as the following:
- commercial waste
- tree stumps
- combustible materials
- toxic materials
- household garbage
- steel pipes
- heavy materials, such as large car parts (bumpers & engines).
Elk Grove Junk Removal Services
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 Elk Grove 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.elkgrovecity.org/recycling-and-waste/residential-recycling-waste
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Elk Grove?
Bulk pickup in Elk Grove is done by appointment only. Call 916-635-2500 to schedule your bulk pickup.
What day is trash pickup?
To find your trash pickup day enter your address here: https://www.elkgrovecity.org/recycling-and-waste/find-your-garbagetrash-pick-day
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection begins at 7 am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
How can I contact the Elk Grove Public Works Department?
Trash is managed by Republic Services so contact them.
Did we miss anything?
Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Elk Grove trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.