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

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

The City of Whittier is in California with La Mirada to the south, El Monte to the north, Downey, Pico Rivera and Bell Gardens to the west.

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.

Whittier Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.cityofwhittier.org/government/public-works/trash

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

Whenever one of these holidays occurs on a weekday, the collection schedule will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. For example, since Thanksgiving falls on Thursday, the collection day would be moved to Friday and the collection normally made on Friday would be on Saturday. The final collection for the week would be on Saturday.

Whittier Trash Collection Map

Whittier Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.cityofwhittier.org/government/public-works/trash/recycling

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Tin, steel, and aluminum cans & foil
  • #1 – #7 plastic containers (identified on the bottom of containers)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Newspapers, inserts, junk mail, envelopes
  • Magazines
  • Colored and construction paper
  • Corrugated cardboard (flattened)
  • Cereal boxes (with liners removed)
  • Wax-coated cartons/juice boxes
  • Aerosol cans (empty, no lids)
  • Gift wrap
  • Hangers
  • Yogurt containers
  • Milk and egg cartons
  • Shredded paper (bagged)

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Plastic bags/wrap
  • Drinking glasses
  • Plastic utensils
  • Food waste
  • Styrofoam
  • Scrap metal
  • Window or safety glass
  • Mirrors
  • Light bulbs
  • Wax paper
  • E-waste
  • Universal Waste

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 Whittier 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.cityofwhittier.org/government/public-works/trash

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Whittier?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.cityofwhittier.org/government/public-works/trash/recycling

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.cityofwhittier.org/government/public-works/trash

What time does trash collection start?

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

How can I contact the Whittier Public Works Department?

(800) 299-4898

Did we miss anything?

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