Accepted Items & Fees

  1. Fax: 602-506-8396

The Maricopa County Waste Resources & Recycling Division's Transfer Stations accept bulk green waste during quarterly collection events at these locations only: Cave Creek, Hassayampa, and Rainbow Valley 

Please click on the schedule below for the dates of the next green waste collection event.:

ESD Bulk Green Waste - Locations Schedule and Info - 2023

Bagged and bundled green waste is accepted year-round.

  1. Accepted Items
  2. Accepted Recyclables
  3. Items NOT Accepted

Drop-off Information

Burning household trash is illegal. No burn barrels will be accepted.

Residents

Services are open to all Maricopa County residents; no I.D. is required at our Recycling Centers. Starting October 1, 2019, we will be rolling out a new payment system to accept ONLY debit and credit cards at all Transfer Station facilities. Please note that cash payments will be phased out in October.

When vehicle load is determined, this includes only the "cargo" area of a single vehicle or trailer.

Residential Rates (Household Trash)

  Fee
Passenger Car / Station Wagon $6 / Load
Vans / Sport Utility Vehicles $9 / Load
All Pickup Trucks *
* for loads below cab height and not extending beyond the end of the bed of the vehicle
$12 / Load
Trailers
(10 feet long / 2 feet high)
$12 / Load
Bagged Trash  $2 / Bag

Green Waste Rates (Tree trimmings, wood, grass and weeds)
*Bagged or bundled green waste is accepted year-round. See our FAQs for more information on how to bag or bundle green waste. Please note that bulk green waste is only accepted on a quarterly basis. The quarterly collection schedule is posted at the top of this page.

  Fee
Passenger Car / Station Wagon $4 / Load
Vans / Sport Utility Vehicles $6 / Load
All Pickup Trucks *
* for loads below cab height and not extending beyond the end of the bed of the vehicle
$26.75 Load
Trailers
(10 feet long / 2 feet high)
$40 Load

Appliances & Large Items

  Fee
Furniture, Sofa / Chair, Mattress $8 / Item
All Appliances $8 / Item
CRTs $21 / item

We accept CFC (Freon) containing appliances, however they must be evacuated, compressor removed and tagged in accordance with EPA regulations prior to your visit for disposal. Documentation of that removal must be provided