Are you preparing a waste-free Thanksgiving? Here are some tips and encouragement from Waste Management’s Karen Stern, in conversation with KTVU Channel 2 News.
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 Date, Location and Time:
Saturday, January 25, 2020
9 am – 1 pm
7101 Edgewater Drive, Oakland CA
(Bring proof of Oakland residency – no businesses!)
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Saturday, March 28, 2020
- 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
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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