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Modesto Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The City of Modesto is in California with Stockton and Manteca to the northwest, Ceres and Turlock to the southeast.

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.

Modesto Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.modestogov.com/370/Solid-Waste-Division#tabd220d1b7-5268-4bba-b54f-17cf323876f7_0

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Years Day
  • 4th of July
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

These holidays may cause your service to be delayed by one day during the appropriate week.

Modesto Trash Collection Map

Modesto Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.modestogov.com/373/Bulky-Item-Collection

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Air Conditioners    
  • Doors, Ladders    
  • Exercise Equipment, Bicycles   
  • Plastic or Fake Christmas Trees 
  • Large Appliances (all doors must be removed)  
  • Mattresses, Couches, Chairs   
  • Patio Furniture, Barbecues (Remove propane tank)    
  • Tables, Desks    
  • Toilets, Sinks, Tubs, Hot Tubs    
  • Water Heaters, Water Softeners    

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • No Concrete or Asphalt
  • No Construction or Demolition Debris, Wood, Yard Waste
  • No Dead Animals
  • No Hazardous Waste, Chemicals, Toxic Materials
  • No Household Garbage
  • No Items Associated With Businesses
  • No Liquids, Paints, Solvents
  • No Plate Glass, TV’s, Computer Monitors
  • No Tires, Automobile Parts

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 Modesto 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://www.modestogov.com/404/Hauler-Services#tab9428257b-cfe3-416b-9305-b7363cad1385_0

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Modesto?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.modestogov.com/373/Bulky-Item-Collection

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.modestogov.com/404/Hauler-Services

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6:00 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Modesto Public Works Department?

Solid Waste Management
Phone: 209-577-5494
Email: [email protected]
Address: 1010 10th Street, Suite 4100, Modesto, CA 95354

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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Modesto 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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