A series of Bulky Block Party events on the last Saturday of the month invite Oakland residents to drop off unwanted bulky household items for free disposal.
The Bulky Block Party is open to Oakland residents only – proof of Oakland residency such as a household bill will be required (no businesses please). Bring unwanted bulky items for free disposal – limits are listed below.
If you miss the event, bulky pickup service is available to all Oakland residents, including renters.
Next Bulky Block Party Dates, Locations and Times:
Saturday, June 29th, 2019
9 am – 1 pm
7101 Edgewater Drive, Oakland CA
(Bring proof of Oakland residency – no businesses!)
Maximum Allowable Materials:
- Two (2) pieces of furniture
- Two (2) large appliances
- Four (4) passenger auto tires
- Four (4) Mattresses
- Unlimited electronics
- Unlimited plant debris and clean wood
- Unlimited recyclables, scrap metal, etc.
- Small minor home renovation material
- Trash (bagged, boxed) and painted or treated wood
Check out helpful tips for extending the life of food at home through proper planning, storage and eating/recipes.
You can also prevent food waste by sharing (giving or receiving) with your neighbors, with an easy-to-use app – See a short video and learn more.
Bulky Pickup services are available to all Oakland residents, including those in apartments and condos.
If you are a resident or a property manager, you can find complete information, including how to schedule an appointment, and how to properly set out materials here.
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December 26, 2018 – January 11, 2019
Now available for all residences in Oakland
Convenient and free pickup of holiday trees takes place on your regularly scheduled Compost service day. Cut taller trees to 4 feet – no flocking, ornaments or stands. Place curbside*.
All residences in Oakland, including apartments and condos now receive this service. Please note that a separate collection vehicle may pick up the trees.
*For buildings over 100 units: Building or Property Managers, please call Waste Management at 510-613-8710 to determine the best method of collection and schedule service.
Cut to 4 feet – no flocking, ornaments or stands. Place curbside on service day.
Árbol de navidad: córtelo a una altura de 4 pies (1,22 m) y quite toda la nieve artificial, los adornos y los soportes. Colóquelo en el borde de la acera en los días de servicio.
聖誕樹：裁切為 4 英尺長 – 不要有填充物、裝飾品或底 座。請在服務日將樹木放在街道邊。
Cây Mừng Lễ: Cắt từng khúc 4 feet – không có bông tuyết, đồ trang trí hoặc chân đứng. Đặt bên lề đường vào ngày có xe đổ rác làm việc.