COVID-19/Coronavirus Update

Trash & Recycling

Bulky Items

Bulky Item Appointments will resume effective Monday, May 18, 2020.

Appointments cannot be made on the same day. To schedule a pick up, please call your service provider:

  • City of Riverside: (951) 826-5311
  • Burrtec Service: (951) 786-0639

Did You Know? The U.S. EPA reported that furniture accounted for 8.8 million tons, or 3.6 percent, of our trash stream in 2005 (quadruple the tonnage in 1960).

Residents may do their part to keep Riverside clean by discarding materials that clutter their property. Residents can choose one of four options to dispose of bulky household items:

Call or Haul!

  1. Make a bulky item appointment for items that are bigger than your regular trash. On the day of your bulky appointment, please make sure your items are curbside by 5:30 am. The total items collected per bulky item appointment is limited to the following size: 8 foot length, 4 foot width, 4 foot height combined.
  2. Drop off at Agua Mansa Transfer Station located at 1830 Agua Mansa Road, M-F 7 am-6 pm, Sat. 7 am-4:30 pm, Sun. 8 am-3 pm. Closed on Holidays.
  3. Drop off at a Neighborhood CURE Incredible Bulk Event 9 am-2 pm.
  4. Drop off at quarterly Bulk-Events at the Riverside Corporation Yard located at 8095 Lincoln Ave, 9 am-2 pm.

bulky items Did You Know?

Residents may schedule two free pickups per year. Appointments cannot be made on the same day.

To schedule a pick up, call your service provider:
  • City of Riverside: (951) 826-5311
  • Burrtec Service: (951) 786-0639

The table below lists which items are accepted during FREE curbside pickup services.

Accepted Curbside Items Non Accepted Curbside Items
Bulky Items
  • Furniture
  • Tree Trimmings(Must be tied in bundles 18 inches in diameter and no longer than 36 inches)
  • Water Heaters
  • Other Non-Hazardous Materials
Household Hazardous Waste
  • Antifreeze
  • Hazardous Waste from commercial businesses
  • Paints
  • Filters
Appliances Containing Freon
By appointment only, call 1-800-654-2722
  • Refrigerators (10-30 Cubic Feet)
  • Freezers
  • Room Air Conditioners


Each item can be serviced individually, does not need to be bundled with other appliances. One each for a total of 3 units over the course of one year.



Electronic Waste
  • Televisions
  • Computer Monitors
Construction or Demolition Materials
  • Scrap Wood
  • Metal
  • Concrete
  • Doors
  • Lumber
  • Drywall
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Household Batteries

Check the C.U.R.E. events schedule to see when a convenient bulky item disposal event will be held in your neighborhood!

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