Trash, Recycling, and Organics

The City of Placentia contracts with Republic Services to provide weekly residential, multi-family, and commercial waste collection services. To view and learn more about the current rates for services, please click here. Use the map below to find your residential collection day.

Holiday Schedule 

Below is Republic Services' holiday schedule. For more information, please visit Republic Services' website or call (714) 238-3300.

Memorial DayMonday, May 27, 2024Service delayed by 1 day
Independence DayThursday, July 4, 2024Service delayed by 1 day
Labor DayMonday, September 2, 2024Service delayed by 1 day
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 28, 2024Thursday and Friday service delayed by 1 day
Christmas DayWednesday, December 25, 2024Service delayed by 1 day
New Year's DayWednesday, January 1, 2025Service delayed by 1 day

Solid Waste Franchise Agreement 

The City's exclusive franchise agreement with Republic Services became effective July 20, 2010, and expires on November 19, 2037. A copy of the agreement is available for viewing below:

Additional Services 

Below are additional services available to residents and business owners. To schedule these services, please contact Republic Services at (714) 238-3300For further information, please visit the Republic Services website.

  • BULKY ITEM COLLECTION - Large household items that cannot fit into containers are available for residential and commercial customers. Republic Services offers single-family residents three (3) free curbside bulky item collections per year (up to 10 items per pickup).  
    • These services are available to multi-family residents and commercial customers for a fee of $51.13 per pick-up of two (2) items.
    • Please note: There is an added charge for pickup of air conditioners and refrigerators due to the special handling requirements of Freon.
    • A full list of unacceptable items can be found here, on the second page under Bulk
  • CONTAINER EXCHANGE - Containers that have graffiti, are damaged, or are worn out can be exchanged. There is one (1) complimentary cart replacement per year. Additional cart replacements will result in additional fees. 
  • CONTAINER RENTALS - Three-yard to 30-yard rental containers are available for residential cleanups and removal of construction debris. 
  • EXTRA TRASH SERVICE - Extra weekly pickups are available for a nominal fee.

Customer Service

Visit the Republic Services website for customer service, including:

  • Bulky Item Pickups
  • Cart Replacement
  • Change Address
  • Contact Service Support
  • Establishing Service
  • Missed Pickups
  • Pay Bill
  • Temporary Bins

If you do not have internet access or prefer to talk with a customer service representative, then please call (714) 238-3300, and a Republic customer service representative will be happy to assist you.

Provider Issues

Should you have an issue/complaint that you believe cannot be resolved by a Republic Services representative, please email Please provide your name, address, phone number, and a brief description of the issue so that we may address it with Republic Services.