Gilbert provides same day collection service for residential trash and recycle containers. Both containers are serviced once a week, on the same day.
Holidays DO NOT affect trash and recycle collections, however bulk trash schedules will be modified the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Please click on the schedule above for more details.
As a reminder, bulk items must be placed out between Saturday and Monday at 5 AM prior to the start of your collection week. Pick up may occur any day during that week. Please check Bulk Schedule to verify your week.
Want to haul it yourself?
There are two designated transfer stations available for Gilbert residents to dispose of one load of waste once every 30 days at no cost.
Requirements to utilize this program include:
- You must be a Gilbert resident with a valid photo I.D. and a copy of your most recent Town of Gilbert utility bill, delinquent bills will not be accepted.
- Load must not exceed one ton. Loads up to one ton are free, however if it exceeds one ton you will be charged for the tonnage of the entire load.
- Items must be loaded into a vehicle no larger than a one ton pick-up truck, and not in a trailer. You will be charged for the tonnage of the entire load for items in a trailer.
- Load cannot contain any Household Hazardous Waste (HHW).
- No appliances.
Transfer Station Locations:
San Tan Transfer Station
4040 S. 80th Street, Mesa, AZ 85212
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-3:30 PM; Saturday 7:00 AM-11:30 AM
Mesa Transfer Station
6711 S. Mountain Road, Mesa, AZ 85212
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:00 AM-4:00 PM; Saturday 6:00 AM-11:30 AM