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Curbside Service Information

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Brentwood

Recycling

  • Aerosol Can - Empty
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean
  • Cardboard
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Clamshells/To-Go Containers/Trays
  • Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV
  • Glass Bottles - CRV
  • Newspaper
  • Paper
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  • ABS Plastic
  • Aerosol Can - Empty
  • Aluminum Cans - CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Aluminum Foil & Pans - Clean
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Beverage Containers - Mixed
    Bottles and cans are ok for recycling if empty, clean and dry, but pouch and shelf stable (aseptic) cartons go in garbage cart.
  • Bimetal Cans - CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Bimetal Cans - Non-CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Books - Hard Cover - Non-working
  • Books - Soft Cover - Non-working
  • Books - Textbooks
    Consider donating first.
  • Cardboard
    Remove all packing material, flatten and place in your recycle cart. Large amounts, use cardboard drop off.
  • Cardboard - Wet
    If wet from rain, dry out and then it may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in garbage cart.
  • Clothes Hangers - Metal - Working
    Consider donating first and/or return to cleaners.
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Clean
  • Envelopes - Paper
  • Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule an on-call recycle clean-up.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Clamshells/To-Go Containers/Trays
    Must have recycle symbol and number. Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Cups & Plates
    Must have recycle symbol and number. Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Frozen Food Boxes
    Must be empty.
  • Gift Tissue Paper
    Metallic or glittery gift paper goes in trash cart.
  • Glass Bottles & Jars - Non-CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Glass Bottles - CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Greeting Cards - Musical/Electronic Piece
    Remove battery and electronic element. Recycle the paper card if free of plastic and/or metallic decoration (trash).
  • Junk Mail Opt-Out
    Recycle junk mail. Use services to opt-out of junk mail - catalogs, magazines, phone books, mailers, flyers, etc.
  • Lab Plastics - Used
    Must be empty, clean and dry. Containers only.
  • Magazines
    No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper. Staples and tape are ok.
  • Metal Bottle Caps
  • Metal Cans - Non-CRV
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Metal Jar Lids
  • Metal Pipe
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule an on-call recycle clean-up.
  • Moving Boxes & Packing Materials
    Consider reusing and donating whenever possible. Remove all packing material, flatten and place boxes in your recycle cart. Recycle paper packing material. Plastic packing material goes in garbage cart. Large amounts of moving boxes can be taken at the cardboard drop off or contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Newspaper
  • Non-ferrous Scrap Metal
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule an on-call recycle clean-up.
  • Paper
    No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper. Staples and tape are ok.
  • Paper Bags
    No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper. Food-soiled paper bags go in garbage cart.
  • Paperboard Boxes/Tubes
    No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper.
  • Personal Care & Beauty Packaging - Empty
    Only empty bottles and boxes go in recycling cart. Tubes (e.g., toothpaste, ointment, lotions) go in your garbage cart.
  • Phonebooks
  • Pill Bottles - Empty
  • Pizza Box - Non-greasy
    Must be empty, clean and dry. No pizza residue.
  • Plant Pots - Plastic
  • Plastic Bottle - CRV
    Please leave caps on bottles. Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Plastic Bottle - Non-CRV
    Please leave caps on bottles. Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Plastic Bucket
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Plastic Lids & Caps - Bottles and Jars
    Caps reattached to empty plastic bottles may be recycled. Small loose caps and lids will not be captured for recycling.
  • Plastic Wide Mouth Container
    Must be empty, clean and dry.
  • Rigid Plastics
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pick-up.
  • Scrap Metal
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pick-up.
  • Water Bottles - Reusable
    Recycle poor or damaged condition metal and plastic bottles. Donate clean, good condition bottles for reuse.
  • Wrapping Paper - Non-Metallic

Organics

  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
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  • Christmas Trees
    Contact City for tree collection options, alternatively cut unflocked trees to fit in organics cart - remove tree stands, all ornamentation, tinsel, and nails. Flocked trees belong in the garbage.
  • Sawdust - Untreated Wood
  • Straw/Hay
  • Wood - Logs
    Must fit in cart with lid closed and no more than 6" in diameter and 1 foot in length. If too big for cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Wood - Untreated
    Must fit in cart with lid closed and no more than 6" in diameter and 1 foot in length. If too big for cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Wood Chips
  • Wood Scraps - Untreated
    Must fit in cart with lid closed and no more than 6" in diameter and 1 foot in length. If too big for cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.

Garbage

  • Aseptic Packs
  • Condiment/Toiletry Packets - Empty
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
  • Food Scraps
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen
  • Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
  • Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated
  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Snack Packaging - Composite Film
  • Sponges - Synthetic
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  • 6-Pack Rings
    Cut loops to protect wildlife from getting tangled.
  • Agricultural Plastics & Film
  • Air Mattress - Non-working
  • Arts and Crafts Supplies & Materials
    Consider reusing or donating first.
  • Aseptic Packs
  • Ashes - Grill/Fireplace
    Cold ashes ONLY.
  • Auto Glass
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Auto Upholstery - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Baby Furniture & Equipment - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Balloons - Used
  • Barbeque Grill - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. NO PROPANE TANKS.
  • Bathroom Fixtures
    Consider reuse first. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Bicycle - Scrap & Parts
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Blueprint Paper
  • Boat Upholstery - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Bricks - Broken
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Bubble Envelopes - Paper or Mylar
  • Bubble Envelopes - Plastic
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Burlap
    Consider reuse before disposal.
  • Camera Film & Slides
  • Cardboard - Foil-lined
  • Cardboard - Waxed
  • Cardboard - Wet
    If wet from rain, dry out and then it may go in recycling. If food-soiled, place in garbage cart.
  • Carpet
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Carpet Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Cassette & VHS Tapes - Commercially Made - Working
    Consider donating first.
  • Cassette & VHS Tapes - Non-working
  • CD/DVD - Non-working/Non-commercial
  • CD/DVD Jewel Cases
  • Ceiling Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Ceramics & Pottery - Broken
  • Child Car Seats - Non-working/Expired/Accident
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. Retailers such as Target and Walmart usually hold an annual car seat recycling event during the month of September. If possible, please hold, and contact the retailers for confirmation and event dates.
  • Christmas Trees
    Contact City for tree collection options, alternatively cut unflocked trees to fit in organics cart - remove tree stands, all ornamentation, tinsel, and nails. Flocked trees belong in the garbage.
  • Christmas Trees - Artificial
    Consider repair or donation for reuse if in good condition before disposal. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. No lighted Christmas trees in garbage cart, must call City to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Cigarette Waste
  • Cinder Blocks - Broken
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Cleaning Wipes - Used
    Do not flush. Wipes are made from plastic resins, do not degrade in compost and clog pipes.
  • Clocks & Watches - Non-working
    If the clock and/or watch is battery operated, contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Cloth Diapers & Accessories
  • Clothes Hangers - Non-working
  • Clothing - Poor Condition
  • Clothing - Undergarments - Non-working
  • Coffee Pods - Compostable
    Consider investing in reusable pods.
  • Coffee Pods - Metal/Plastic
    Consider investing in reusable pods.
  • Compostable Plastic Bags - BPI Certified
    No bags currently allowed.
  • Concrete
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Condiment/Toiletry Packets - Empty
  • Corks - Natural
  • Corks - Plastic/Synthetic
  • Disposable Diapers & Wipes - Used
    All used single-use diapers & wipes, including compostable ones, belong in the trash. Wipes clog pipes! Do not flush. Compostable diapers are only compostable when picked up by a service that provides special conditions and the resulting compost is not used for food growing.
  • Dryer & Vacuum Lint
    This is garbage due to plastic micro-fibers from textiles and carpets.
  • Drywall
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Egg Cartons - Paper - Soiled
    Food or cracked-egg soiled cartons.
  • Egg Cartons - Plastic
  • Eyeglasses
    If eyeglasses are broken, put in the garbage cart. If not broken, consider reuse or donating.
  • Facial Tissues - Used
  • Fire Hoses - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Flooring - Non-working
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Foam Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Food Scraps
  • Food Service Ware - Compostable - BPI Certified Products
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Poly-coated
  • Food Service Ware - Paper Products - Uncoated
  • Food Service Ware - Plastic Utensils
  • Food Service Ware - Styrofoam Products
  • Food Service Ware - To-Go Cup Lids
  • Food Service Ware - Wood/Bamboo Products
  • Game Cartridges - Non-working
  • Gel Ice Packs
    Dispose intact, don't put down drain.
  • Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Non-working
  • Grandma's Fruitcake
  • Hair and Fur Trimmings
  • Hardware & Fasteners
  • Hearing Aids
    Remove batteries prior to disposal.
  • Hoses - Garden/Rubber - Non-working
  • Hot Tub & Accessories - Non-working
    Hot tub covers, contact City for size limitations. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Houseware - Non-working
  • Insulation - Used
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Jewelry
    Consider donating first if reusable.
  • Jewelry - Non-working
    Consider reuse or repair before disposal. Metal jewelry can be taken to special recyclers.
  • Keys
  • Kitchen Fixtures
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Knives & Shears - Non-working
  • Lab Glassware - Poor Condition
  • Lava Rock
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Lead Paint Chips
  • Lead-Painted Materials
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Leather Remnants & Scraps
  • Light Bulbs - Incandescent/Halogen
    These do not contain mercury and are not recyclable.
  • Linens/Blankets/Towels - Poor Condition
    Consider donating blankets and towels to animal shelters first.
  • Luggage - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Mannequins
    Consider donating first. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Manure
  • Medals/Trophies/Ribbons
    Try donating if possible.
  • Mirror - Broken
  • Mixed Debris
    If too much for cart, contact City for details.
  • Moving Boxes & Packing Materials
    Consider reusing and donating whenever possible. Remove all packing material, flatten and place boxes in your recycle cart. Recycle paper packing material. Plastic packing material goes in garbage cart. Large amounts of moving boxes can be taken at the cardboard drop off or contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Musical Instruments & Gear - Non-working
    Consider repair before disposal. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Nail polish - Empty
  • Packaged Food - Expired/Non-working
    Check to see if packaging is recyclable.
  • Packaged Foodgrade Liquids - Expired/ Non-working
    Strain clear liquid down drain.
  • Packing Peanuts - Starch-based
    Collect for future reuse, packaging or art projects. May be dissolved in hot water and poured in garden.
  • Packing Peanuts - Styrofoam
    Bag to prevent spilling during City pick-up. Collect for future reuse, packaging or art projects.
  • Paint Cans & Buckets - Empty & Dry
    Must be clean, empty and dry.
  • Paper - Carbon
  • Paper - Plastic Laminated
  • Paper - Shredded
    Put shredded paper in a paper bag and staple or tape bag securely and place in garbage cart.
  • Paper Bags - Polycoated
  • Paper Carton Containers - Plastic-coated
  • Paper Receipts - Thermal
  • Paper Straws
  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Personal Care & Beauty Packaging - Empty
    Only empty bottles and boxes go in recycling cart. Tubes (e.g., toothpaste, ointment, lotions) go in your garbage cart.
  • Pet Waste
    Pet waste and litter from pets who eat meat (such as carnivores cats or omnivores dogs) belongs in the trash. Even bags of poop in compostable bags belong in your garbage cart.
  • Photographs
  • Pillows - Poor Condition
  • Pizza Box - Greasy
  • Plant Pots - Broken
    Consider reuse before disposal. Broken pieces can be used at the bottom of other plant pots to increase drainage.
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic Corrugated Signs
  • Plastic Film & Wrap
  • Plastic Packaging - Blisterpak
  • Plastic Strapping
  • Plastic Straws
    Single-use, disposable straws or damaged silicone straws. Consider switching to reusable straws to protect wildlife.
  • Plastic Tarps
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Plate Glass
    Consider reuse before disposal. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Plexiglass
    Consider reuse before disposal. Must fit in garbage cart with lid closed.
  • Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Polyester Batting/Filling
  • Pots & Pans - Non-working
  • Purses & Backpacks - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • PVC
  • Radios - Non-working
    Remove batteries prior to disposal. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Records
    Broken, damaged condition.
  • Reusable Bags
    Ripped or torn fabric bags.
  • Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Clay Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Concrete Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Tar & Gravel
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Wood Shingles
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Rubber Bands
    Consider collecting for reuse.
  • Rubber Items
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Rugs & Mats - Non-working
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Sand
    Consider reuse if suitable. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Sawdust - Composite Wood/Painted Wood
    Any wood waste from wood with paint, stains, glues and/or adhesives belongs in the trash.
  • Shoes - Poor Condition
  • Shower Curtain Liners - Non-working
  • Single-use Personal Care & Beauty Products - Used
  • Single-use Personal Protective Equipment - Used
    Cut loops when disposing of masks, as wildlife are getting tangled, similar to 6-pack rings.
  • Snack Packaging - Composite Film
  • Soil - Clean
    Small amounts are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Sponges - Natural
  • Sponges - Synthetic
  • Sporting Goods - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Strawberry Baskets - Plastic
  • Stuffed Animals
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Styrofoam Blocks
  • Styrofoam Sheets
  • Tape - Used
  • Tea Bags
  • Tennis Balls - Non-working
    Teachers may accept balls with no bounce to cut and place on the bottom of their chairs.
  • Tents and Outdoor Gear - Non-working
    Consider repair and reuse before disposal.
  • Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Tires - Bicycle
    Must fit in cart with lid closed.
  • Tools & Accessories - Garden - Non-working
  • Tools & Accessories - Hand - Non-working
  • Toys & Games - Non-working
  • Toys & Games - Plastic Parts Only
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Transparency Film Plastic
  • Tyvek
  • Vacuum Cleaner Bags & Filters
    Used condition. Donate new/unused vacuum cleaner bags and filters.
  • Water Filters
  • Wax & Parchment Paper
  • Wigs
    Poor, damaged condition.
  • Window Screens
    Consider repair and reuse before disposal. Metal frame and metal screens can go in recycle cart. Plastic frames and screens go in garbage cart. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Window Treatments - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Wood - Engineered/Composite
  • Wood - Painted
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Wrapping Paper - Metallic
  • X-Ray Film

Additional Curbside Services:

Special Items

City of Brentwood Solid Waste Division
925-516-6090

Neighborhood Cleanup Events
Brentwood residents with active garbage accounts are invited to participate in FREE Neighborhood Cleanup Events. Residents can bring at no cost up to 2 cubic yards (1 pickup truckload or a small utility trailer load) of unwanted household items including general yard waste, appliances, furniture, mattresses, metal, computers, TVs and other electronic waste to the Brentwood Transfer Station. To participate, register online.

Autumn Leaf Bag Program
Pick up FREE leaf bags at City Hall, 150 City Park Way, or Recycled Water Fill Station, 2251 Elkins Way, while supply lasts.  The City’s free leaf bag program helps street sweepers keep storm drains free of debris and prevent flooding. After filling green cart(s) with leaves, fill bags and place curbside next to your carts, not in front of carts. Bags will be collected on your yard waste service day at no extra charge from October through the end of January.

The following items are eligible for curbside pickup, but should not be placed inside any of your carts. Please see notes for pickup details.

  • Cars & Boats
    Consider donating first. Contact City for details.
  • Christmas Trees
    Contact City for tree collection options, alternatively cut unflocked trees to fit in organics cart - remove tree stands, all ornamentation, tinsel, and nails. Flocked trees belong in the garbage.

Bulky Pickup

City of Brentwood Solid Waste Division
925-516-6090

For items such as furniture, mattresses, water heaters or appliances that will not fit in your cart, call the Solid Waste Division at (925) 516-6090 or submit a Service Request to schedule an extra pickup. A fee will apply.  Contact the Solid Waste Division at least 24 hours prior to your regular service day to arrange for these additional services.

  • Air Conditioner - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Audio & Visual Equipment - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Auto Glass
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Auto Parts & Scrap
    No items heavier than 50 lbs. No engines. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Auto Upholstery - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Baby Furniture & Equipment - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Barbeque Grill - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. NO PROPANE TANKS.
  • Bath Tub
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Bathroom Fixtures
    Consider reuse first. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Bicycle - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Bicycle - Scrap & Parts
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Boat Upholstery - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Cables & Wires - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Cameras & Camcorders - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Carpet
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Carpet Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Ceiling Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Cell Phones - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Child Car Seats - Non-working/Expired/Accident
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. Retailers such as Target and Walmart usually hold an annual car seat recycling event during the month of September. If possible, please hold, and contact the retailers for confirmation and event dates.
  • Christmas Lights - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Christmas Trees - Artificial
    Consider repair or donation for reuse if in good condition before disposal. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. No lighted Christmas trees in garbage cart, must call City to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Clocks & Watches - Non-working
    If the clock and/or watch is battery operated, contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Computer Accessories - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Computer Monitors - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Computers - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Copy Machines - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Dental Chair - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Dishwasher - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Doors
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Drums - Metal
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. Must be empty.
  • Drums - Paper
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. Must be empty.
  • Drums - Plastic
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. Must be empty.
  • Drywall
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Electronics - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Espresso Machines - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Exercise Equipment - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Exit Signs - Non-working
    Consider donating first. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item/ewaste pickup.
  • Ferrous Scrap Metal/Steel
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule an on-call recycle clean-up.
  • Fire Hoses - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Flooring - Non-working
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Foam Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Freezer - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Furniture - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Gaming Systems & Accessories - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Garage Doors - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Hot Tub & Accessories - Non-working
    Hot tub covers, contact City for size limitations. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Industrial Equipment
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Insulation - Used
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Kitchen Fixtures
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Lab Equipment
    Consider reuse first. No chemicals. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Lava Rock
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Lawnmower - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup. Lawnmower needs to be free of fuel and oil.
  • Lead-Painted Materials
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Lighting Fixtures - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Luggage - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Major Household Appliances - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Mannequins
    Consider donating first. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Mattresses & Box Springs
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Metal Pipe
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule an on-call recycle clean-up.
  • Metal Sinks & Toilets
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Microwave - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Moving Boxes & Packing Materials
    Consider reusing and donating whenever possible. Remove all packing material, flatten and place boxes in your recycle cart. Recycle paper packing material. Plastic packing material goes in garbage cart. Large amounts of moving boxes can be taken at the cardboard drop off or contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Musical Instruments & Gear - Non-working
    Consider repair before disposal. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Non-ferrous Scrap Metal
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule an on-call recycle clean-up.
  • Office chairs - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Oil-filled Heaters - Non-working
    Remove all oils. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Pallets - Wooden - Broken
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Pianos and Organs - Non-working
    Check with City for size limits. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Plate Glass
    Consider reuse before disposal. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Pool Cover - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Porcelain Toilets & Sinks
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Printers/Faxes - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Radios - Non-working
    Remove batteries prior to disposal. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Refrigerator - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Rigid Plastics
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pick-up.
  • Satellite Dish - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Scrap Metal
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too large to fit in cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pick-up.
  • Sewing Machines - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Small Engines - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Small Household Appliances - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Solar Panels - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Sporting Goods - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Stove/Oven - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Telephones
    Consider donating first. Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Television - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Thermostats
    Batteries must be removed. Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Tire/Rubber Scraps
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Tires
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Tools & Accessories - Power - Non-working
    Remove battery prior to disposal. Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Toys & Games - Plastic Parts Only
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Toys & Games - With Electronics - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Trash Compactor
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Typewriters - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Vacuum Cleaners - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Vaporizers
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • VCRs/CD/DVD Players - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Video Projectors - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Washer/Dryer - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Water Coolers - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule an ewaste pickup.
  • Water Heaters - Non-working
    Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Window Screens
    Consider repair and reuse before disposal. Metal frame and metal screens can go in recycle cart. Plastic frames and screens go in garbage cart. Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Window Treatments - Non-working
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Wood - Logs
    Must fit in cart with lid closed and no more than 6" in diameter and 1 foot in length. If too big for cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Wood - Painted
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too big for cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Wood - Untreated
    Must fit in cart with lid closed and no more than 6" in diameter and 1 foot in length. If too big for cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Wood Scraps - Untreated
    Must fit in cart with lid closed and no more than 6" in diameter and 1 foot in length. If too big for cart, contact City to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.

Debris Box / C&D Service

City of Brentwood Solid Waste Division
925-516-6090

The City offers debris box services for the businesses, contractors, landscapers, and homeowners within Brentwood. For more information, visit the City’s website.

  • Asphalt
    Contact City for details.
  • Bathroom Fixtures
    Consider reuse first. Contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup.
  • Bricks - Broken
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Carpet
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Carpet Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Ceiling Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Cinder Blocks - Broken
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Concrete
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Concrete With Rebar
    Contact City for details.
  • Construction & Demolition Debris
    Contact City for details.
  • Drywall
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Flooring - Non-working
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Foam Padding
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Insulation - Used
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Kitchen Fixtures
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Lava Rock
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Mixed Debris
    If too much for cart, contact City for details.
  • Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies
    Consider reuse first. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Rock/Gravel - Clean
    Consider reuse first.
  • Roofing - Asphalt Composition Shingles
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Clay Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Concrete Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Tar & Gravel
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Roofing - Wood Shingles
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Sand
    Consider reuse if suitable. Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Soil - Clean
    Small amounts are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) Request a C&D Debris box if too heavy or too much for the garbage cart.
  • Tile
    Small amounts that fit in cart with lid closed are ok in curbside garbage. (Check with the City for weight limits.) If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.
  • Yard Trimmings & Plant Debris
    Must fit in cart with lid closed. If too much for cart, contact City for details and to schedule a bulky item pickup or to request a C&D Debris box.

Additional Information

Household Hazardous Waste
Household Hazardous Waste events are free drop-offs events for residents of East Contra Costa County. For more information, visit the website for Delta Household Hazardous Waste or call (925) 756-1990.

Illegal Dumping Information:

If you witness illegal dumping in progress within City limits, call the Police non-emergency number at (925) 634-6911.

If you find illegally dumped material within City limits, call Community Enrichment at (925) 516-5405.

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