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Tacoma Garbage Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Tacoma in Washington state with Burien and Seattle to the north, Bremerton to the northwest, Federal Way to the northeast, Lakewood and Spanaway to the south.

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.

Tacoma Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city website and enter your address.

Garbage Pick Up Holidays

Tacoma Solid Waste Management does not pick up garbage, recycling or food/yard waste on:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

If your garbage pickup day falls on or after one of these holidays, collection will be one day later during those holiday weeks. All other collection days are on their regular schedule.

Tacoma Trash Collection Map

Tacoma garbage pickup schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To dispose of your large item junk you can do so on an as-needed basis. Call the Call-2-Haul service to have them pick up your bulk garbage for a small fee.

 Call (253) 502-2100 to schedule a pick-up or to get more information.

Bulk Item Haul Away - Call-2-Haul guide

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 Tacoma 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.cityoftacoma.org/government/city_departments/environmentalservices/solid_waste/recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Tacoma?

To dispose of your large item junk you can do so on an as-needed basis. Call the Call-2-Haul service to have them pick up your bulk garbage for a small fee.

 Call (253) 502-2100 to schedule a pick-up or to get more information.

What day is garbage pickup?

To find your garbage pickup day enter your address here: https://www.cityoftacoma.org/government/city_departments/environmentalservices/solid_waste/collection_schedule

What time does trash collection start?

Trash pickup begins at 7 am. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Tacoma Environmental Services?

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (253) 502-2100

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