The week-long free drop-off will be from Apr. 16 – 23

ATASCADERO — The City of Atascadero announces that Waste Management will be offering a week-long free drop-off and paper shredding for Atascadero customers. This event is to make it easy for residents to dispose of extra waste at no cost.

WHAT: In an effort to facilitate responsible disposal, Waste Management will be hosting a community clean up week to provide Waste Management customers in Atascadero with the opportunity to more easily dispose of large bulky items, green waste, and hazardous material in an environmentally safe manner.

WHO: This free event is open to Atascadero Waste Management customers only. Voucher required. Proof of address required with a matching billing notice.



  • Apr. 16-23 — Drop off Week 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Apr. 18-22 — Paper Shredding at AWA Customer Service Center 8740 Pueblo Avenue, Suite B, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Chicago Grade Landfill — 2290 Homestead Rd. Templeton, CA 93465

WHY: By properly disposing of items, residents can help preserve and protect the environment.

HOW: Residents can request a voucher for the event by contacting Waste Management at (805) 466 – 3636 or by visiting the local office at 8740 Pueblo Ave. Ste. B, Atascadero, CA 93422. No trailers will be accepted.

Accepted items:

  • Household waste, including sofas, small household appliances, loose items, need to be bagged
  • Green waste
  • Scrap metal (must be separated)
  • Hazardous Waste (only accepted on Saturdays between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Non-Acceptable items:

  • Commercial construction or landscaping debris or landscaping companies
  • Universal waste

For more information, please contact Waste Management at (805) 466 – 3636.

About Waste Management

Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator, and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit or

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