Bulky Item Pick-up

The City of Ceres offers residents bulky item pick-up two (2) times per year.  To schedule a pick-up, contact Bertolotti Disposal Service at (209) 537-1500 or click here.

Important Information for Bulky Item Pick-Up Service

Failure to follow the below may result in an illegal disposal citation

  • Set items out on the street 1 foot away from the curb no more than 24 hours in advance from scheduled appointment
  • Do not block the sidewalks, fire hydrants, storm drains, garbage cans, or impede traffic
  • No alley pickups
  • Items must be placed in front of your own home (curbside on the street), 1 foot away from the curb
  • Size restrictions- pile not to exceed 6X6
  • You are responsible for your pile until it is removed

Acceptable Bulky Items

  • Furniture: sofas, love seats, chairs, tables, mattresses/box springs, etc.
  • Appliances: washers/dryers, stoves, refrigerators (must be emptied with doors removed), water heaters/softeners, etc.
  • Air conditioners
  • Toilets, sinks, tubs, hot tubs (must be cut in half)
  • Exercise equipment
  • Bicycles
  • Lawnmowers (gas and oil must be removed)
  • Doors and ladders
  • Carpet (must be rolled and tied not longer than 10x10)- one (1) room only
  • Outdoor Toys/Patio Furniture: lawn chairs, tables, large toys, grills (propane tank removed), kiddie pools, etc.
  • Wood (untreated)- no more than 10 pieces allowed, must be bundled & tied)

Unacceptable Items

  • No household garbage, bags or piles of trash
  • No household hazardous waste: liquid, cooking oil, paint, varnish, motor oil, automotive fluids, car batteries, insecticide, pesticide, pool/spa chemicals, bleach, ammonia, household or shop cleaners
  • No tree stumps
  • No tires, automobile parts, trailers
  • No dead animals
  • No glass, mirrors, or windows
  • No basketball hoops
  • No E-Waste (tv's, computer monitors, microwaves, etc.)
  • No construction, demolition, or remodeling debris (drywall, brick, cinderblock, treated lumber, roofing materials, ceiling or floor tiles, concrete, dirt, rock, sod, sand, etc.