Disposal Days - Free waste drop-off at Hayward Transfer Station

Disposal Days is designed to provide community members with additional opportunities to safely and legally dispose of household debris and provide information about other low-cost and no-cost alternatives, like Waste Management's Bulky Item Pickup program.

Please note: This program is open to residents of the incorporated area of the City of Hayward only, proof of residency is required to participate. One registration per household. For more information about commercial programs, contact Waste Management at (510) 537-5500 or Csnorthbay@wm.com

About Disposal Days

Disposal Days are from 7 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of February, April, June, August, October and December. Hayward residents can bring up to five (5) cubic yards, the equivalent of one pick-up truck full of household items, including furniture, mattresses and appliances, to the City of Hayward's transfer station, 3455 Enterprise Ave., for free disposal. Preregistration is required. 

Items not accepted at the transfer station:

  1. Hazardous materials, including paint, motor oil, solvents, cleaners, pesticides or car batteries, and car tires. 
  2. Items over 75 pounds (except furniture and appliances)
  3. Medical waste
  4. Construction or demolition debris
  5. Rocks
  6. Bricks
  7. Dirt
  8. Concrete

See below for information on how to safely dispose of the above mentioned items.

Mark your calendars and preregister for upcoming Disposal Days

Please note: If you are having trouble preregistering for an upcoming Disposal Days event, contact Maintenance Services at (510) 881-7745 or disposal.days@hayward-ca.gov

  1. Aug. 13, 2022
  2. Oct. 8, 2022 
  3. Dec. 10, 2022

Preregister for dates here

For additional information or questions contact:

Maintenance Services Department at (510) 881-7745 or via email Disposal.Days@hayward-ca.gov

Additional Community Programs & Resources:

Not sure how to dispose of an item? Visit Re:Source by Stopwaste, your online guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal. Just type in the item that you need to dispose of and your zip code and hit search. A list of locations available to you will populate at the bottom of the page. You can sort the list by free and paid pick-up and drop-off locations. 

Try Re:Source today!

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