Schedule a Large Item Pickup
Customer Service Center
(855) 354-5623
[email protected]

Residents with City trash collection can request a free pickup of large or bulky items can be requested. Large item collection is available on an on-call basis, once per calendar year, per address, for free. Additional large item collection is available at a low cost.

  • The City will pick up 20 items per pick up.
  • Small items must be tied in bags.
  • To schedule your once a year large item pickup, call our customer service office toll-free at (855) 354-5623, Monday through Thursday, 7:30am to 5:30pm
  • Your pick up will be scheduled on your regular trash collection day.
  • Place items where recycling is picked up, at least 5 feet away from your trash and recycling containers.
  • Torrance Municipal Code states that materials cannot be placed for collection earlier than 12 hours before the scheduled pickup.
  • Cancellations must be made at least one day in advance of your scheduled pickup.

The following are NOT collected as part of this program:

The program does accept large appliances such as refrigerators Do you have hazardous waste or electronics? Residents are also encouraged to consider recycling any items in usable condition by donating them to a non-profit organization. The following organizations provide pick-up or drop-off service:

22725 S Western Ave | (310) 328-5542
Map & Directions

Salvation Army
4223 Emerald St | (310) 370-4515
Map & Directions

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
18600 Crenshaw Blvd | (310) 818-5222
Map & Directions

For residents who have items the City will not take, or for those who have already used the large item pick up for the year, local transfer stations are open to the public. Please call ahead for prices, accepted materials, recycling options or other requirements.

NOTE: Large Item Pickup is not available during the time of our Christmas tree recycling program, which usually starts after Christmas and continues for up to four weeks. Please call at least three weeks before the Christmas tree pick up begins to allow time to schedule the large item pick up for the year. Christmas trees are collected separately from the regular refuse for recycling for up to four weeks each year for those who are served by the City of Torrance for refuse collection.




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Alternative ways to recycle


Alternative ways to recycle