Spring Bulky Item Collection

The City of Pico Rivera, in collaboration with NASA Services, will host a Spring Bulky Item Collection on five consecutive Saturdays, April 22 through May 20, 2023, based on your regular trash pick-up days. (Please see the schedule below)

This free, large-item curbside pickup is specifically for residential customers who need to dispose of large items that cannot be picked up as part of normal collection.

Eligible items for curbside bulk item pickup include:

  • Furniture such as chairs, sofas, and mattresses
  • Appliances such as refrigerators, ranges, washers, dryers, water heaters, dishwashers, and similar plumbing and small appliances
  • E-waste such as computers, telephones, televisions, stereo equipment, and other electronic devices Yard waste such as tree branches, scrap wood, or bundles up to 4 ft. long
  • Clothing
  • Other non-hazardous items

All items must be able to be moved by two-person crews or they will NOT be collected

NOT acceptable items include:

  • All hazardous wastes or materials such as oil, solvents or paints
  • Construction debris such as concrete, asphalt, lumber or drywall
  • Equipment or vehicles
  • Truck or automobile tires

***All items must be placed at the curb no later than 6:00 a.m. on the scheduled day of collection.***

Please consider donating all reusable or repairable items to your local thrift stores and non-profit organizations, as these items can help benefit those in need in our local community.

For additional information regarding the Spring Bulky Item Collection, call NASA Services at 888.888.0388.

If your Trash Pick Up Day is on:

  • Monday, Bulky Item Pick Up is on Saturday, April 22
  • Tuesday, Bulky Item Pick Up is on Saturday, April 29
  • Wednesday, Bulky Item Pick Up is on Saturday, May 6
  • Thursday, Bulky Item Pick Up is on Saturday, May 13
  • Friday, Bulky Item Pick Up is on Saturday, May 20

Residents who have Bulky Items are now able to call for a special bulky item collection to accommodate large items that do not fit into the residential service carts. Residents receive 10 FREE On-Call Bulky Items collection per calendar year, July 1 to June 30.  To request this service, please call 1.888.888.0388.

Solid Waste Collection

NASA Services is responsible for picking up all trash, recyclables, and organic waste in the City of Pico Rivera. NASA Services is dedicated to helping the City of Pico Rivera achieve zero waste to landfills. Please call their Customer Service Department at 1 (888) 888-0388 if you have any questions about recycling, waste collection, or need to order additional services.

Environmental and Recycling Programs

The City of Pico Rivera encourages residents to recycle in order to promote a safer environment and aid in community efforts to become a more sustainable city. By visiting our Resources & Information page you will find information on many of the City’s environmental programs for Oil/ Filter recycling, E-Waste, Paint Recycling, Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) recycling, Medical Waste, Needles or Sharps Disposal, Organic Waste, and Beverage Container recycling.

UPCOMING Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event – Click Here for Details.

Mandatory Recycling

Mandatory Commercial Recycling – AB 341

Businesses, including schools, that generate 4 cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste per week, and multi-family dwellings that are 5 units or more, shall arrange for recycling services.

Mandatory Organics Recycling – AB 1826 and SB 1383

All homes, multifamily complexes, and businesses are required to participate in mandatory organics collection programs currently offered. No food, food-soiled paper, cardboard, mixed paper, yard trimmings, or wood may be placed into the trash container. All organics must be properly placed into either the blue recycle bin or the green organics bin.

SB 1383 COMMERCIAL BUSINESS INFORMATION WORKSHOP WEBINAR

Click here for proper sorting guidelines for RESIDENTIAL

Click here for proper sorting guidelines for COMMERCIAL

Customer Access to Education & Recycling Bins – AB 827

Businesses must provide organics and recycling containers at the front-of-house to collect waste generated from products purchased and consumed on the premises.

In order to comply, recycling containers must be placed adjacent to trash containers so they are visible, easily accessible, and clearly marked. Model signage is available at calrecycle.ca.gov. Search on “Education/Outreach Toolkit”

For more information, contact NASA Services for a free waste assessment, set up recycling services, and receive free employee training.  Call 888-888-0388 or email PRinfo@go2zero.net.

Additional Information is available HERE.

Roll-Off Bins and Large/Bulky Items Pick Up

You may also call or visit the NASA Services website if you have any questions regarding renting dumpsters (roll-off bins), special pick-ups or pick-up of large items, recycling, and general solid waste questions.

Residents may call for a special bulky item collection to accommodate large items that do not fit into the residential service carts. Residents receive 10 FREE On-Call Bulky Items collection per calendar year, July 1 to June 30.

For more detailed information on NASA’s Bulky Items collection click here.

Roll-off bins require a permit before NASA will issue the bin. If the bin is going to be placed on your private property, you must obtain a permit from the Planning Division by calling (562) 801-4476. If the bin is going to be placed at the curb in the street, an encroachment permit needs to be issued by the Public Works Department. The permit application is available here and an be emailed to kvasquez@pico-rivera.org. Once we issue the permit you call NASA Services back with the permit number and they will take care of the rest. The encroachment permit is free for residents and $125 for contractors and businesses.

Visit their website NASA Services or call their Customer Service Dept: 1 (888) 888-0388.

To find out when your trash is scheduled for pick up, click here Trash pickup schedule

Holiday-Trash Collection Schedule for 2024
Trash, recycling, and green waste will be collected as regularly scheduled except for the following holidays:
Monday, January 1New Year’s Day 2024
Monday, May 27Memorial Day 
Thursday, July 4Independence Day
Monday, September 2Labor Day
Thursday, November 28Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 25Christmas Day

*During the week in which a holiday falls, collections will be postponed by one day on the holiday and for the remainder of the week.

More Information HERE

Street Sweeper

Street Sweeping Citations are currently in full effect. For questions, please call 562.801.4413.

WEATHER CANCELLATIONS

Inclement weather does NOT automatically cancel street sweeping for the day. Please adhere to your street’s parking sign to avoid receiving a Street Sweeping Citation.  For cancellation inquiries relating to inclement weather, please call 562.801.4413.

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The City of Pico Rivera provides its residents with street sweeping service in an effort to beautify and enhance the aesthetics of our 137 miles of City streets and alleyways. Our goal is to serve you by maintaining a healthy, safe and clean environment for our community.

Weekly sweeping of all residential and commercial streets in the community began in October of 2011. The new sweeping schedule helps reduce the amount of pollutants, helping keep local rivers and the ocean cleaner and healthier. Frequent street sweeping also improves the appearance of our local roadways.

If you have any questions regarding the weekly street sweeping please contact the City’s Public Safety Division located in City Hall at 6615 Passons Blvd., or call the office at (562) 801-4413.

To find out what day your street gets swept, click here Street Sweeping Schedule.

Please note the street sweeping and enforcement schedule for City Observed Holidays for Calendar Year 2023
Monday, January 2New Years DayStreet Sweeping (YES)Enforcement (NO)
Monday, January 16Martin Luther King Jr.Street Sweeping (NO)Enforcement (NO)
Monday, February 20President’s DayStreet Sweeping (NO)Enforcement (NO)
Thursday, March 30Cesar Chavez DayStreet Sweeping (YES)Enforcement (NO)
Monday, May 29Memorial DayStreet Sweeping (NO)Enforcement (NO)
Monday, June 19JuneteenthStreet Sweeping (YES)Enforcement (NO)
Tuesday, July 4Independence DayStreet Sweeping (NO)Enforcement (NO)
Monday, September 4Labor DayStreet Sweeping (NO)Enforcement (NO)
Monday, November 13Veteran’s Day (Observed)Street Sweeping (YES)Enforcement (NO)
Wednesday, November 23Day After Thanksgiving (Observed)Street Sweeping (YES)Enforcement (NO)
Thursday, November 24Thanksgiving DayStreet Sweeping (NO)Enforcement (NO)
Friday, November 25 Street Sweeping (NO)Enforcement (NO)
Monday, December 25Christmas Day (Observed)Street Sweeping (NO)Enforcement (NO)

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