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

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

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

The City of Placentia is in California with Orange to the south, Yorba Linda to the northeast, Anaheim to the southwest, Buena Park to the west, La Mirada and La Habra to the northwest.

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.

Placentia Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

On the above holidays trash pickup is one day delay.

Placentia Trash Collection Map

Placentia Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Cardboard
  • Paper Takeout Bags
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Egg Cartons
  • Mixed Paper
  • Soda & Soup Cans
  • Aluminum Trays
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Milk & Juice Jugs
  • Glass Bottles & Jars

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Chip Bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Keurig Cups
  • Plastic Bags
  • Disposable Utensils
  • Diapers & Poop Bags
  • Food Scraps
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Dirty Napkins
  • Greasy Pizza Box
  • Green Waste
  • Batteries

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 Placentia 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 Placentia?

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 07:30 AM. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Placentia Public Works Department?

(714) 993-8131 or [email protected]

Did we miss anything?

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