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

Irvine Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Recycling)

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

The City of Irvine is in California with Tustin to the north, Oceanside to the south, Lake Elsinore to the east, Huntington Beach to the west.

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.

Irvine Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Check for upcoming holidays in your area here:

Irvine Trash Collection Map

Irvine Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: for find the collection day for your bulk waste.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Mattresses

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

NO ELECTRONICS. Freon items will not be taken unless the refrigerant has been removed by a certified technician and properly stickered as such. Tires are not accepted.

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 Irvine 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:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Abington?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit:

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 Irvine Public Works Department?

Environmental Programs

1 Civic Center

Irvine, CA 92606



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