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Can I set out bulk trash on the curb for pickup?

Department:   Streets Department

Template:     Contact Log

Type of Inquiry:    Environment/ Trash + Trash Info

Special Notes:    N/A

Instructions for the 311 Agent:

   Advise Customer-
 
  • Household furniture, mattresses, and box springs, which can be compacted by the trash trucks, may be set out with your regular trash/rubbish (up to 2 items per week). 
    • Mattresses and box springs must be fully contained in a sealed, plastic bag beginning December 1st.
    • Mattresses and box springs set out without being completely wrapped will not be collected.
    • Mattresses and box springs taken to the Sanitation Centers will not be accepted if not wrapped and sealed. 
    • Mattress bags are available at any local home improvement or hardware store and on-line.
  • Appliances such as stoves, washing machines, refrigerators, hot water heaters, and tires are considered bulk items and are no longer picked up by the Streets Department Sanitation Division.
    • Citizens can drop household appliances at any Sanitation Yard throughout the City. 
    • For the list of Sanitation Yards, refer to TOPIC ID 1984
  • Televisions and computer equipment are considered Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), and also will not be collected curbside by City crews.  
    • Items can be discarded at scheduled Household Hazardous Waste events, or through other private means. 
    • For information on scheduled HHW events for 2013, refer to TOPIC ID 7552
  •  Construction debris will not be picked up as bulk by the Sanitation Division; contractors are responsible for removing their own debris.

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Modified 12/6/2013