Lancaster CA Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The City of Lancaster is in California with Pasadena, Alhambra and Los Angeles to the south, Hesperia to the southeast, Camarillo 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.

Lancaster CA Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Collection does not occur on the following holidays:

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

When a holiday falls on a weekday, your collection will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week. If a holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday, there will be no delay in service.

Lancaster CA Trash Collection Map

Lancaster CA 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 (chair, mattress, sofa)
  • Appliances (dishwasher, microwave)
  • Electronic waste (TVs, computers, DVD players)
  • Tree branches
  • Scrap wood

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Household hazardous waste
  • Paint
  • Oil
  • Batteries
  • Spas
  • Pianos
  • Camper shells
  • Items requiring more than two persons to safely handle

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 Lancaster CA 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 Lancaster CA ?

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 Lancaster CA Public Works Department?

Contact WM at 661-947-7197

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