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Landfill and Yard Waste Passes - Provided at no costs as part of your trash service


Collection cart service customers in good standing can get two landfill passes and two yard waste passes per year to the Otay Landfill. You may request passes from Republic Services to be mailed to your home by calling 619-482-4024 or you can pick them up in person at their office located at 2590 Main Street, Chula Vista, CA 91911 Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm & Saturdays 8am-12pm. Passes are good for 90 days from the date their issued to you.


  • Recycle: Please load your vehicle to keep the following materials separated for recycling: concrete/asphalt, metals, appliances, clean wood and yard waste.
  • Load Limits: Each pass may be used for a maximum material weight of 1 ton. Loads over 1 ton will be charged at current landfill rates.
  • Secure Loads: Please be careful to secure all materials in your vehicle before transporting. Use a tarp, rope or other means to ensure that no material is lost in transit.
  • Helmets: You will be required to use a helmet at all times, if you do not have one helmets are available for sale at the landfill booth.



Otay Landfill

Monday–Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and
Saturdays 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

1700 Maxwell Road,

Chula Vista, 91911

(619) 421-3773


Free Bulky Item Collection Service


Homes and businesses with cart service

Up to 10 bulky items can picked up weekly, or 60 items in any 90 day period, free of charge. Additional items may be picked up for a small fee.
Please call Republic Services at (619) 421-9400 at least 24 hours before your service day to schedule this special service.


Apartment managers or homeowner association representatives may schedule FREE collection of bulky items by calling Republic Services at (619)421-9400 - Please contact your complex representative. .

Bulky items include:

  • Empty propane tanks
  • Scrap metal
  • Washers or dryers
  • Refrigerators
  • Lawn furniture
  • Sofas
  • Chairs
  • Mattresses
  • Grills
  • Appliances
  • Flocked or plastic holiday trees

Difficult-to-handle items over 60 pounds that cannot be handled with a hand truck will be picked for an additional charge


Tree RecyclingHoliday Tree Recycling

Homes and businesses with cart service

Place your tree at the curb on your collection day.


Apartment managers or association representatives can call Republic Services at (619) 421-9400 to find out when pick up is scheduled at their complex. Please contact your complex representative for more information.


To prepare your tree for recycling or disposal:

  • Remove all ornaments, tinsel, and garland
  • Take tree out of plastic or metal stands
  • Cut the tree so that each portion is 4 feet or less

Flocked or plastic trees are not recyclable and must be disposed of as a bulky item.


Cooking Oil

Homes and businesses with cart service

Turkey Oil RecyclingPlace your used cooking oil in a bottle or container with a watertight lid.

  1. Call Republic Services at (619) 421-9400 two days before your regular collection day, then put your oil at the curb for pickup.
  2. Take your oil to the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Facility* located at 1800 Maxwell Road on Wednesday and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm (except holiday weekends).


Please bring your cooking oil to the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Facility detailed above.





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