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Mesa Recyling hotline:
(480) 644-2222

Bulk trash pickup:
(480) 644-2688

Hazardous waste pickup - link

 

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Mesa

RECYCLING TIPS:

BATTERY RECYCLING
Battery recycling in Mesa is best handled at the city’s hazardous waste collection events. See below for more information.

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BLUE BIN RECYCLING
In the city of Mesa, you may recycle the following items in your blue recycling bin:

REMOVE ALL LIDS BEFORE PLACING BOTTLES AND JARS IN THE BIN.

You may NOT recycle:

All items should be clean, dry and empty and should be placed in the blue bin with the lid closed by 6 a.m. If you have further questions about recycling in Mesa, contact the recycling hotline at (480) 644-2222.

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GREEN BARRELL RECYCLING
In the city of Mesa, you may exchange a black trash barrel for a green barrel or you can pay a monthly fee for a green waste barrel. In your green barrel, you can place unbagged yard waste, such as grass, leaves, plant trimmings, tree branches and prunings. All tree branch limbs and trimmings should be cut into two-foot sections. Do not use the barrel for lumber, trash, food waste, metal or concrete. Questions should be directed to the city of Mesa recycling hotline at (480) 644-2222.

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BULK ITEM DISPOSAL
The city of Mesa offers bulk item curbside pickup for a nominal fee. This includes items like yard waste, mattresses and furniture. To schedule a bulk pickup, call (480) 644-2688.

The city asks that you do:

They ask that you do not:

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HAZARDOUS WASTE
Mesa handles hazardous waste disposal at a few specific events. Currently, hazardous waste drop-offs are scheduled as follows:

East Mesa – 6935 East Decatur St.

  • October 4, 2008
  • February 7, 2009

West Mesa – 2412 North Center St.

  • April 19, 2008
  • December 13, 2008

All events run from 8 a.m. to noon. As this information is subject to change, check for updates at http://www.cityofmesa.org/waste/HHW.aspx.

Acceptable items include paint, polishes & varnishes, paint related materials, turpentine, aerosol cans, adhesives, antifreeze, automobile tires, fluorescent and compact fluorescent light bulbs, appliances (limit two), motor oil, fuel additives, pool chemicals, gasoline, batteries, mercury, pesticides, electronics, and transmission fluid. The events do NOT accept commercial or industrial waste, 55-gallon drums of material, large truck tires, radioactive material, explosives, or bullets and live ammunition.

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