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Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center

The Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center (RSWCC) is a residential drop-off facility for recycling and trash disposal.  The facility allows Chandler residents paying for City-provided solid waste services to recycle and dispose of residential trash. 

Trash disposal is limited to Chandler residents, paying for City-provided solid waste service. Residents must self-haul and unload waste from their home. Scroll down for the RSWCC hours of operation, location and policies.

Non-residents, including county-island residents, and businesses may use the facility ONLY for recycling materials currently accepted. Trash, construction debris, or yard waste disposal is PROHIBITED from businesses and residents not paying for City-provided solid waste services. Non-residents and businesses can click here and look at the second page for information about the nearest alternative disposal location.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
 

Take a tour of our facility by watching the video below! Residents using the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Facility (transfer facility) for recycling, trash disposal or for their scheduled appointments for household hazardous waste drop-off must bring:

  • Photo ID
  • Copy of a RECENT City of Chandler Utility Bill (60 days or newer, Per City Code)

THE CITY'S NEW UTILITY BILLING SYSTEM IS IN PLACE. RESIDENTS PAYING ONLINE MUST REGISTER ONLINE TO PRINT A COPY OF THEIR CITY UTILITY BILL.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to print a current copy of your Chandler Utility Bill in the new billing system, a photo ID along with one of the following will be accepted at the RSWCC will be accepted through August 31, 2014:

  • RSWCC Transfer Facility Pass
  • Older City of Chandler Utility Bill
  • Another utility bill (phone, cable, electric, gas) showing your current Chandler address
  • Billing statement (credit card statement, rent receipt) showing your current Chandler address


RSWCC HOURS and DAYS of OPERATION
OPEN - Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 8 AM - 4 PM
CLOSED - Tuesday & Wednesday, Select Holidays** 
**New Year's Day , Civil Rights (MLK) Day, Presidents' Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Holiday (Thu & Fri) & Christmas Day
   
RSWCC LOCATION 
955 E. Queen Creek Rd., Chandler, AZ 85286
Entrance is on south side of Queen Creek Rd. just west of McQueen Rd.

Be prepared for each visit to present:

  • Photo ID
  • Current City of Chandler utility bill,  showing City-provided solid waste services.
  • Per City Code the bill must be no older than 60 days. Residents not bringing in a current bill may be denied access to this facility

    RSWCC POLICIES:
    Chandler City Code, Chapter 44:

    • Limited to Chandler residents, paying for City-provided solid waste service. Residents must self-haul and unload waste from their home
    • Documentation required when using the facility for trash disposal:
      - Picture I.D. is required
      - A current City of Chandler utility bill, showing city-provided solid waste services. 
                                                                       
    • Chandler multi-family residents use of this facility:
      - $20 charge per visit
      - Current rent receipt showing Chandler residency
      - Picture I.D. is required
       
    • Blue recycling cans should not be used to haul trash or yard waste.
      - Call 480-782-3510 to order a 2nd trash container, or visit Curbside Bulk Collection
       
    • Recycling is required when using this facility  (No charge except $10 per Freon bearing item)
    • Household Hazardous Waste  is accepted by appointment ONLY, call Solid Waste Services at 480-782-3510 to schedule.



    Use of the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center - Effective August 5, 2013

    AUTHORIZED  use of the Recycling Solid Waste Collection Center:

  • Chandler residents, paying for City-provided solid waste services, self-hauling and unloading waste from their residence


    PROHIBITED use of the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center includes:

    • Contractors and/or persons performing work for Chandler residents
    • Contractors and/or persons escorted by a Chandler resident to this facility to unload and dispose of waste

    POLICY EXCEPTION:

    • Residents needing a third party involved to unload waste because of a physical limitation are accommodated by an Administrative policy. Call 480-782-3510 for details.


    Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) TVs, projection TVs or CRT computer monitors are not accepted for recycling - Effective September 1, 2013

    Types of Televisions & Monitors (PDF)

    • Residents receiving city-provided solid waste services can drop off TVs and computer monitors at the RSWCC
      • CRT televisions and computer monitors are disposed
      • Flat screen (non-CRT) TVs and monitors are recycled
         
    • Non-residents and business cannot bring CRT televisions, projection TVs or CRT computer monitors from non-residents to the RSWCC

    New Fees - Effective September 2, 2013

    • $10 fee for the removal of Freon from air conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, etc.  Fee applicable to bulk collection and when dropping off Freon bearing items to the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center
    • $20 fee per trash load for Chandler multi-family residents when using the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center
    • $50 per ton fee for dirt, gravel, rock, manure, concrete, and construction debris when using the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center
    • For a complete list of fees for Solid Waste Services, see Chandler Solid Waste Services and Fees

    Take a tour of the facility:
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    MATERIALS ACCEPTED:

    Use of this facility requires dropping off recycling materials is designated areas separate from trash.

    When loading vehicles or trailers to haul to the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center, separating recycled items is recommended.
    Vehicles are inspected for accepted recyclables and prohibited waste.
     

    RECYCLING Chandler residents, business, non-residents, including county-island residents  may only bring the following items:

    • Cardboard - Required to be emptied if containing waste, for recycling
    • Bikes (bicycles are reused and recycled) 
    • Tires
    • Scrap metal items, large appliances
    • Computers, printers and other household electronics NO CRT TVs, PROJECTION TVs or CRT COMPUTER MONITORS (Cathode tube monitors)
    • Plastic signs (including political signs)
    • Carpet and pad
    • Paper, cardboard, aluminum and steel food and beverage cans, plastic bottles and containers # 1-6) 
    • Gently used items with resale value - Trash to Treasure Program

    TRASH - Only Chandler residents paying for City Solid Waste Services may bring the following items

    • Broken, non-repairable furniture 
    • Yard tree trimmings 
    • Wood, lumber materials 
    • Household construction debris 
    • Household trash 
    • Dead domestic animals - 75 lbs. or less 
    • For regulatory compliance, to reduce fugitive dust concerns when transporting and disposing of same, loads must be sprayed wet and tarped.

    Non-residents and businesses can click here for information about the nearest alternative disposal location.


    MATERIALS PROHIBITED



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