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Trash, Recycling & Bulky Item Pickups

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The City of Bullhead has contracted with Republic Services for the collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste and recycling for the residents and businesses located within the city limits.  

Solid waste and recycling collection days are dependent upon the area to be served. The collection days can either be Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday.  Trash service will be provided the first scheduled day of the week and recycling pick-up will be the second scheduled day of the week.

Under the current agreement with Republic Services residents are allowed six (6) bulky item pick-ups per year.To schedule service or to learn more about this service please click here Bulky Item Pickup.  If you have questions concerning trash and recycling or to schedule a bulky item pick-up please contact:

967 Hancock, Ste.#141
Bullhead City, AZ 86442
(928) 758-0000

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What Goes Where?

 BLUE CART - Recyclables - EMPTY-CLEAN-DRY (Residential)
Advertisements, coupons  Egg cartons (paper only)  Plastic milk jugs
Aerosol cans (empty)  Envelopes  Plastic water bottles 
Aluminum & tin cans Food cans Plastics #1 thru #7
Aluminum foil & pie plates Glass bottles and jars Phone books
Beverage containers Juice bottles and jars Photocopies
Colored paper Junk mail School papers
Cardboard 12 pack boxes Ledger paper  Shampoo bottles
Catalogs, coupons Magazines, glossy paper Soup cans
Cereal boxes Newspapers, inserts Tin cans
Computer paper Notebook paper Tissue boxes, shoe boxes
Corrugated cardboard Paper bags and tubes Toilet & paper towel rolls
Detergent bottles/boxes Pet food cans Wrapping paper

NOTE:  The Blue recycle cart is collected curbside on a weekly basis. Items placed into the blue cart should be EMPTY-CLEAN-DRY, but not bagged. Lids and labels DO NOT need to be removed. Carts should be placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on your designated collection day.  

CLOTHING IS RECYCLABLE - BUT NOT ACCEPTED IN THE BLUE CART. The most popular route for disposing of old clothing is through donation to charities. It's the perfect deal; you get rid of your unwanted clothing while helping others in need. Please recycle your clothing with local charities, thrift stores, Goodwill or Salvation Army.

What happens to clothing once it's donated to a thrift store, etc.?  When a piece of clothing is donated, the charity or thrift store that receives it will always seek out the maximum value for that item. That might mean it is put up for sale first, and if the item isn't sold within that store's preferred time-frame, it moves on to the next stage. This could be in the form of donation to a charity, wholesale to a clothing recycler to convert the item to scraps for another reuse, or sell overseas.

What does recycle clothing become?  If clothing isn't still usable, it's typically sent to recyclers to be broken down and reused. Clothing can become anything from cleaning rags and carpet padding to rubberized playgrounds and insulation.     

 GREEN CART - Trash, Refuse (Residential)
Animal waste  Diapers  Paper towels
Bathroom waste Dirty, soiled/wet paper Plastic grocery/other bags
Broken toys, dishes, etc. Food waste Rags or sponges
Carpet pieces Garden trimmings Tissues
Cat litter  Grass clippings Tree trimmings
Carbon paper  Light bulbs, headlights  Waxed paper 
Cigarette butts  Mirrors, window glass  Weeds
Old Clothes Paper plates or cups   

NOTE:  The Green trash cart is collected curbside on a weekly basis. Please do not put rocks, dirt, concrete, sand, sod or construction/demolition material in your trash or recycle cart.  Hazardous materials or motor oil is not allowed in the trash cart.  Mohave County holds two Hazardous Waste Collection Events per year.  For additional information regarding hazardous waste please call Mohave County at (928) 757-0903 or visit their website at

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