Large & / Or Bulk Items

Curbside Collection

Bulk Pick-Up to resume effective August 1, 2020. Bulk items will be picked up once per month during the first FULL week of each month on your regular trash day. Bulk will be limited to four items per pick-up. If you have more than four items or you need bulk pick up on a day that is not your regularly scheduled day, please visit the Bulk Pickup Request Form to arrange your special pick up. 

The Sanitation Department Supervisor or Foreman reserves the right to charge for any of these pickups. 

When / Where to Place Items

Put the items out on your tree lawn no earlier than 7 p.m. the evening before your regular collection day, but before 7 a.m. on your regular collection day. 

Types of Items Collected

  • Refrigerators
  • Washers
  • Large Pieces of Furniture
  • Mattresses 

Safety Note

Doors must be removed from all appliances and the item placed flat on the ground in a manner that prevents children or pets from climbing in or becoming locked inside before placing it outside for collection.

Item Preparation

  • Any fabric item must be wrapped in plastic.
  • Carpeting and padding must be neatly rolled or folded and placed on the tree lawn.
  • Furniture in good condition may be donated to organizations - call the Recycling Office at 216-691-7300 for a list of charities.
  • Glass products and items with sharp edges must be placed in puncture-resistant containers (for example, coffee cans, 2-liter bottles, heavy boxes) before putting them in the plastic refuse bag.
  • Large boxes and crates must be flattened and tied.
  • Tires must be separated from their rims.

Special Pickups

If you have more than four items or you need bulk pick up on a day that is not your regularly scheduled day, you can call to schedule a special pick up for a fee. The fee is $10 per item paid in advance up to a maximum of 10 items.Please fill out the Bulk Pickup Request Form to arrange your special pick up.

Fines for Violation

If refuse of any type is set out prior to the regular collection day with no arrangement made with the Public Works Department, a fine may be imposed for a violation of City Ordinances.