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Sorry, the City of Port Hueneme does not replace dirty/smelly carts for no charge. Please rinse out dirty/smelly carts regularly, using water with bleach or Simple Green.
Bulky items are described as items too large to fit into your regular trash cart. A maximum of 5 items can be picked up at one time and each item is priced individually according to type and/or weight of the item.
Charges are added to the Water/Sewer/Trash bill account for the address where the item is picked up.Large-Item Pick-Up Rates:
Minimum charge for pick-up of bulky items; not to exceed 5 items per pickup. (Effective July 1, 2012)
A. Small chair, full bag of trash, sink, small box (approx. 2'x2'x2'), $18.89 per item weighing less than 25 lbs.
B. Mattress, box spring, water heater, toilet, recliner or medium box (approx. 3'x3'x3'), $25.88 per item weighing less than 40 lbs.
C. Large appliances not including refrigerators, large furniture, couch, carpet roll, bundles of wood, bathtub, or large box (4’x4’x4’), $35.68 per item weighing more than 40 lbs.
D. Refrigerator or freezer (includes freon removal), $41.97 per item.
E. As of July 1, 2011, City Solid Waste is no longer permitted to pick up TV's. To dispose of a television or computer monitor (including CPU) at no charge to Port Hueneme Residents, take the TV or monitor to Del Norte Regional Recyling Center in Oxnard. Please call (805) 385-8060 for more information.
Note: This service is for collection of bulky items. Bulky items are defined in the PHMC as including, but not limited to, discarded large and small appliances, furniture, carpets, mattresses, clothing, and oversized green waste.
Call 986-6650 to schedule a bulky item pick up.
The major concerns to date regarding the presence of medications in surface water bodies have been increased bacterial resistance to antibiotics and interference with growth and reproduction in aquatic organisms such as fish and frogs.
Old medications can be dropped off at the collection center in the lobby of the Port Hueneme Police Department. For further information, check www.nodrugsdownthedrain.org.
PAPER: Newspaper, junk-mail, cardboard, gift wrap, paper-white & colored, paper bags, catalogs, envelopes w/staples, telephone books, cereal/snack boxes. Please NO used tissue or paper towels!GLASS: Soda, juice, beer, wine, jelly, mayo, pickle jars, etc., food & beverage containers. No need to remove labels. Rinse lightly if needed. Please NO mirrors, plate glass, ceramics or Pyrex!PLASTIC: Soda, water, juice, milk, yogurt containers; any color plastic container. Please NO toys or plastic furniture items.METAL: Aluminum cans, foil, empty aerosol cans, tin/bimetal cans, metal food trays. Rinse any of the above items if needed.
Please NO furniture, clothing, wood, plastic bags, styrofoam, dirt or greenwaste in Recycle Carts or Bins.