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Palm Desert Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The City of Palm Desert is in California with Cathedral City to the northwest, La Quinta and Coachella to the southeast, Indio to the east.

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.

Palm Desert Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit  https://www.palmdesert.gov/our-city/departments/public-works/waste-management-and-recycling-services

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

When a holiday falls on a weekday, service will be delayed by one day. Please reference your service area for possible exceptions.

Palm Desert Trash Collection Map

Palm Desert Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.palmdesert.gov/our-city/departments/public-works/waste-management-and-recycling-services

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Large appliances
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses and box springs
  • Barbeques
  • Bicycles and swing sets
  • Carpet rolled and bundled (bundles should not exceed 4’)
  • Computer monitors, laptops computers, and standard and LCD televisions up to 37” (for televisions over 37” please advise for special handling)

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Industrial waste, business waste, hazardous waste, building materials, engines, and lawnmowers.

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 Palm Desert 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.palmdesert.gov/our-city/departments/public-works/waste-management-and-recycling-services

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Palm Desert?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.palmdesert.gov/our-city/departments/public-works/waste-management-and-recycling-services

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.palmdesert.gov/our-city/departments/public-works/waste-management-and-recycling-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 Palm Desert Public Works Department?

Burrtec Waste & Recycling Services
Phone: (760) 340-2113
Email: [email protected]

Special Programs Department
Phone: (760) 776-6342

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Palm Desert 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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