Lakewood’s Bulky Item Pickup program has started anew for 2016. Residents are encouraged to use the free program to get rid of old appliances, electronics and furniture.
Call EDCO, the city’s trash contractor, at 562-531-3054 before 3:30 p.m., one day in advance of your regular trash collection day and ask for a bulky item pickup. The program allows six free pickups per household each year.
The city encourages the donation or reuse of many of the same items that its bulky item pickup program handles. There are numerous local shelters, non-profit organizations, repair shops, thrift stores, consignment stores and second-hand stores that may be willing to take your unwanted household items like furniture, appliances, linens, clothing, decorative items and equipment. A list of suggested organizations that accept household goods is available at www.lakewoodcity.org/bulkystuff or call 562-866-9771, extension 2140.