Ward 3 Big Trash Day

JanJanuary 23 2019

Items cannot be placed out for pick-up earlier than four days preceding the regularly scheduled big trash collection day FOR YOUR WARD. If items are put out early, you will may be charged for their pick up.  

Big Trash INCLUDES, but is not limited to: household appliances, furniture, carpet, mattresses, box springs, water tanks, fencing and similar non-contracted items, bagged grass, and brush produced as refuse from single-family dwellings.   Compressors must be removed from all appliances BEFORE collection may be completed.  Doors on refrigerators and other bulky items MUST be removed before placement on curb.

Items EXCLUDED under the definition of big trash include hospital and medical waste, poisons, acids and caustics, explosives, dirt and rocks, sewage and liquid waste, nuclear materials, gasoline, kerosene, propane tanks, degreasers, lubricants, tires and rims, antifreeze, paint, and commercial construction debris, bricks or concrete.

SIZE OF MATERIAL: Big trash shall be a length not exceeding 10 feet or a weight exceeding 250 pounds.

Tree trimmings and branches must be placed together in piles with individual branches not longer than

8 feet and dead trees (not more than 6 inches in diameter).

The TOTAL amount allowed at the curb is 8 cubic yards (equal to what you can place in the back of 2 full size pickup beds level with the top of the cab). There will be an additional fee of $15.00 for each cubic yard of bulky waste collected in excess of eight (8) cubic yards

PLACEMENT AND LOCATION of big trash: Items shall be placed at least five feet (5’) from mailboxes, cars, shrubs, or anything else that could interfere with hand loading or mechanical equipment.  Items shall be placed at least ten feet (10’) away from utility poles, guywires, signs, fire hydrants and gas meters to allow mechanized pick up.

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