El Mirage Bulk Collection – Fall 2017

Published on: September 12, 2017
The City of El Mirage will again offer curbside bulk trash pickup to the residents of El Mirage who receive City-provided solid waste services. Residents will have the opportunity to place their items curbside for collection and disposal. This service helps enhance the community and provide an easy and convenient way for residents to dispose of items generated from their homes, particularly items too large to dispose of in a regular trash container. The Spring bulk collection event starts Monday, October 23rd. Details on the dates of collection of each section are provided below.

The City is divided into two sections and will be collected according to the schedule below. Make sure to have all items out for collection by 5:30 am on the date listed below.

  • Section 1 (east of El Mirage Rd.): Monday, October 23rd
  • Section 2 (west of El Mirage Rd.): Monday, November 6th
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COLLECTION REGULATIONS:

Please read the information below to review the collection guidelines. Residents who are not in compliance with these regulations will not be included in the free collection and may be required to pay additional charges to dispose of non-compliant material. Items listed as unacceptable will not be collected and will be required to be removed within 2 days following the pick-up week as scheduled for the neighborhood. If you have either missed the collection or not serviced due to non-compliance, contact Customer Service to arrange for a special collection at an extra charge.

Collection Details:

  • Place items neatly stacked/bagged on the edge of your property or sidewalk.
  • IMPORTANT: Do not place items on the street, alley, or near water meters, utility boxes, mail boxes, fences, or existing landscaping.
  • The equipment utilized in the collection may leave behind small material, debris, and leaves. Please sweep or rake after collection, if necessary.

Acceptable Items:

  • Appliances: Stoves, washers, dryers, water heaters, microwaves, televisions. Appliances that use refrigerants (such as freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners) are considered hazardous and will not be accepted in collection.
  • Furniture: Sofas, chairs, tables, bookcases, desks, patio furniture, exercise equipment, mattresses
  • Yard Waste: Tree limbs (must be no more than 4 feet in length and 8 inches in diameter), cacti (must be in sturdy boxes), yard clippings/grass/leaves. Yard waste must be bagged or boxed (contained in some way).
  • Wood: Fences (must be no more than 4 feet in length)

Unacceptable Items:

  • Loose trash
  • Hazardous Waste: Motor oil, paint, paint thinner, cleaners, gasoline, batteries, liquids, appliances containing refrigerants (such as freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners).
  • Medical, Animal, or Food Waste
  • Inert Materials: Rocks, bricks, pavers, dirt, block, concrete, tile, asphalt, roofing shingles
  • Auto Parts: Tires, auto body parts
  • Construction/Demolition Debris: Roofing material, glass doors/windows, mirrors. Contractor-generated material or demolition debris cannot be collected.
  • Tree trunks
For any questions you may have, contact El Mirage Customer Service at (623) 933-1228 or Parks & Sons Customer Service.
Customer Service Office:
11217 W. Nevada Ave
Youngtown, AZ 85363
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

EMAIL: service@parksandsons.com
TEL: (623) 974-4791
FAX: (623) 977-7518

Payment Address:
P.O. Box 1158
Sun City, AZ 85372-1158
Do not mail correspondence or service requests with your payment.