Dumpster & Donation Day | Citywide Cleanup Day April 13

Bring Items to Arroyo Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arroyo Drive, south of Mission Street

FILE PHOTO: Bill Glazier | SouthPasadenan.com News | An Athens Disposal crew carried a giant mattress into a huge garbage bin during Dumpster Day

The City of South Pasadena, Athens Services and Acts Thrift are co-sponsoring Dumpster Day, a citywide cleanup day on Saturday, April 13. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents are invited to bring items to the corner of Mission Street and Arroyo Drive and toss them out.

Athens Services will provide the dumpsters for all disposable items that are too bulky or heavy to place into regular trash containers such as old furniture and appliances.

The event is not for the disposal of green waste and loose materials, such as debris generated by yard clearing or construction materials.

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Examples of items that will be accepted include refrigerators, ovens, couches, tables and chairs. This service is offered at no charge to South Pasadena residents with proof of residency.

Act Thrift Store will be on hand to help persons recycle unwanted but usable goods, such as furniture, clothing, housewares and more. Electronic waste will be accepted for donation. Hazardous waste is not accepted.

Residents are asked to bring proof of residency.

  • Residents welcome to bring large items for free disposal.
  • Items for donation accepted by “Acts Thrift.”
  • No Electronic waste will be accepted for donation.
  • No Hazardous Waste will be accepted.
  • Bring proof of residency.
  • Seniors qualify for home pickup. Call (626) 403-7360 to learn more.
  • No electronic or hazardous waste will be accepted.

For more information about Dumpster & Donation day, call Athens Services at (888) 336-6100 or Leaonna DeWitt, Public Works Assistant, at (626) 403-7240 or ldewitt@southpasadenaca.gov southpasadenaca.gov  

Seniors qualify for home pick up. To register, call Senior Services at (626) 403-7360 deadline to call is April 5. Pick up takes place on regular trash day the week of April 8 to 12.