Trash, Recycling, and Organics
The City of Placentia and Republic Services strives to provide a wide range of solid waste services. Through a contract with the City, Republic Services provides weekly residential, multi-family, and commercial waste collection services. To view and learn more about the current rates for service, please click here.
Additional services available to residents and business owners include:
- 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.)
- To schedule a bulky item pickup, please call Republic Services at (714) 238-3300.
- Unacceptable items are:
- Animal carcasses
- Automobiles or car parts
- Biohazardous medical waste
- Camper shells, cast iron bathtubs
- Chemical and/or petroleum waste
- Compressed cylinders
- Construction and demolition debris
- Tanks, kegs, and barrels (plastic and metal
- Fats oils and grease (FOG)
- Mattresses with bed bugs
- Medical beds
- Medical sharps
- Propane tanks
- Radioactive material
- Riding lawnmower
- Roofing materials
- Soil, rocks, grubbing materials
- 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,
For these services or for further information, please contact the Republic Services Customer Service team at (714) 238-3300 or visit the Republic Services page for the City of Placentia.