Trash and Waste Disposal Options for Residents and Organizations

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Waste management truckThe City’s waste hauler, Waste Management, currently provides support for “clean up” efforts to community organizations such as non-profits, schools, and religious groups.

Support includes:

  • Roll off services (40 yard roll off dumpster)
  • Commercial front load services (3 yard bins)
  • Cardboard event boxes

Organizations simply submit a donation request via the Waste Management corporate website, which is then sent to the local team for review and consideration. The charitable contribution link is

Waste Management also offers a wide variety of services to El Cajon residents at their El Cajon facility located at 925 O’Conner Avenue.

These services include:

  •  Up to four bulky items pickups at no charge
  •  Free drop off of items such as:
    • Mattresses
    • Light bulbs and fluorescent tubes
    • Batteries
    • E-waste
    • Sharps disposal
    • Household hazardous waste

Unsure about what materials can be recycled? Click here to learn what can be recycled.

Waste Management will consider large scale neighborhood cleanups on a case-by-case basis. It is preferred to organize neighborhood events with a known community organization to ensure cleanup efforts are neighborhood focused.

For more information call (619) 596-5100.