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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 RSWCC is approved for use by Chandler residents paying for City-provided solid waste services. This is a resident self-haul, resident self-unload facility only. 


What you should know about using the City of Chandler
Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center


This is a resident self-haul/self-unload facility for recycling and disposal of Chandler residential trash

View Location, Hours of Operations, User Requirements and Fees.

Wait times vary based on customer usage, busy times on the weekend,
and seasonally.

Consider scheduling a free bulk curbside pick up for cardboard, landscaping and household trash.  Call 480-782-3510, Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. to schedule bulk collection pick up right in front of your home.

Use of the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center

  • Only residents paying for City-provided solid waste services can bring trash or schedule appointments for household hazardous waste drop off
  • Fees (per City Code Fee Schedule) may apply to some materials (Call 480-782-3510 or scroll down to "Fees" for details
  • Residents living in apartments, townhomes or multi-family units, incorporated in City of Chandler limits, can bring trash for a fee
  • Residents on county-islands and neighboring communities, as well as businesses, can only bring items accepted for recycling
  • Materials accepted for recycling are subject to change due to market conditions and safety concerns
Entry Sign IMPORTANT INFORMATION (RSWCC Visitor Information -- Documentation and Fees)

Be prepared for every visit to present:
Photo I.D.. and Current City of Chandler Utility Bill, showing City-provided solid waste service) must be presented at every visit:
  • Per City Code the City Utility Bill must be current within the last 60 days
  • Residents not bringing in a current bill may be denied use of the facility
  • For faster check in please bring a printed copy of your City Utility Bill as barcodes on mobile devices do not always scan due to glare, screen protectors, etc.
Information to Know About the RSWCC (PDF)

FEES - $50 per ton for specific waste materials, effective September 2013
(scroll down to "Fees" for details)



955 E. Queen Creek Road
Chandler, AZ 85286

Entrance is on the south side of Queen Creek Road, just west of McQueen Road. 

Watch a NEW video tour of our RSWCC


OPEN:  Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday -- 8 AM - 4 PM

CLOSED:  Tuesday & Wednesday and City Observed Holidays**

**CITY OBSERVED 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


Residents using the Recycling-Solid Waste Collection Center (RSWCC - transfer facility) for recycling, trash disposal or for scheduled appointments for household hazardous waste drop-off must bring:

  • Photo ID

  • RECENT City of Chandler Utility Bill showing city-provided solid waste service (60 days or newer, Per City Code)

    For prompt check in bring a printed copy of bill as barcodes on mobile devices don't always scan properly

Customers can print a copy of their utility bill using the City's utility billing system whether or not they have a registered account. Customers must know their account and customer numbers.

If you are not a registered customer and you would like to print an electronic copy of your utility bill, visit Account Login page, click “Transfer Facility Pass” on the navigation menu located on the left side, and follow instructions. Here's a step-by-step guide for printing!

  • Trash disposal is limited to Chandler residents, paying for City-provided solid waste service

  • Residents must self-haul and residents must unload trash and recycling at this facility

  • Scroll down for the RSWCC policies.

Non-residents, including residents residing on a county island in Chandler, and businesses are permitted to use the RSWCC for recycling materials currently accepted. Disposal of trash, construction debris, or yard waste disposal is PROHIBITED and is not accepted from residents or business not paying for city-provided solid waste services.

For details subject to alternative sites for waste disposal near Chandler:   Private waste disposal locations


Chandler City Code, Chapter 44:

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

AUTHORIZED use of the Recycling Solid Waste Collection Center:

  • 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.

  • Chandler residents, paying for City-provided solid waste services

  • Residents must haul and residents must unload the waste

  • Only trash from the Chandler residence may be brought to this facility

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


  • 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

  • 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

Fees -- Effective September 2013

  • $10 fee for the removal of Freon from air conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, etc. Fee applies items set out for bulk collection and when dropping off Freon bearing items at 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**

  • For a complete list of fees for Solid Waste Services, see Chandler Solid Waste Services and Fees

*$50 per ton fee is applicable to dirt, gravel rock, concrete waste and construction debris resulting from waste material(s) removed from resident's property associated with construction, installation, removal, demolition, remodeling, repair, etc.

Fee is waived if chargeable material weighs less than 200 lbs.

**Construction debris includes but is not limited to: household roofing, flooring, fencing, building/construction materials (wood waste, wood pallets, drywall, brick/block, railroad ties, cabinets, counter-tops, gates/doors/door frames, etc.)

Materials Accepted:
Material acceptance: (1) is subject to market conditions such as material type, quantity, condition, and safety concerns.; (2) may be limited to Chandler solid waste rate payers; and (3) may require payment.

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 (Accepted: standard auto & p/u truck - TIRES MUST BE DE-RIMMED)

  • Scrap metal items, large appliances

  • Computers, printers and other household electronics NO CRT TVs, PROJECTION TVs or CRT COMPUTER MONITORS (Cathode tube monitors)

  • 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 - $50/ton fee
  • Household construction debris $50/ton fee
  • 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 covered with a tarp.

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

Materials Prohibited:

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