San Francisco Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of San Francisco is in California with Oakland and Alameda across the bay to the east, and San Jose to the southeast, Daly City 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.

San Francisco Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Our drivers work every holiday except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

San Francisco Trash Collection Map

San Francisco Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Living Room Furniture
  • Bedroom Furniture
  • Dining Room Furniture
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Bathroom fixtures
  • Garage items
  • Appliances
  • Electronics
  • Tanks

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

-Household Garbage.

-Bottles, Cans, Cardboard or Paper Recyclables.

-Yard/Green Waste.

-Concrete, Plaster, Dirt or Construction Debris.

-Oversized Items – Pianos, Tree Trunks, Tires, Cast Iron Tubs, and anything over 100 pounds.

-Hazardous Waste – Such As Paints, Pesticides, Chemicals & Cleaning Agents.

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

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 San Francisco Public Works Department?

San Francisco, CA 94134

Map link 


(415) 330-1300

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