Monday marks start of heavy trash pick-up in Evansville

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Heavy trash pick-up in the City of Evansville will begin on Monday, March 31, and runs through Friday, May 30.

The curbside service is available to city residents who pay for trash service with their water bill, including newly-annexed areas.  Apartment complexes, mobile home communities and business/commercial customers are not eligible.

Click here to find out when the collection date is for your neighborhood.

Heavy trash must be in manageable, organized piles.  It should be left where your normal trash is collected, before 6:00 a.m., on the first day your scheduled heavy trash pick-up.

Items that will be collected include:

Carpet - must be rolled in sections no longer than 4 feet and no wider than 2 feet in diameter
    Furniture - sofas, tables, chairs, mattresses, box springs, etc.
    Appliances - stoves, refrigerators, washing machines, water heaters, etc.  Limit two of each type appliance per household
    Electronics - televisions, stereos, etc.  NO computers or accessories
    Building materials/construction debris - must be in trash cans, boxes, etc. of such size and weight that they can be reasonably lifted by two average adults; containers must be strong enough that they do not break apart while being lifted even if they are wet; privacy fence sections must be cut in half or smaller manageable size; NO concrete blocks, bricks or steel poles

Items that will NOT be collected include:

    Any trash that Allied Waste would pick up as part of its regular residential waste collection
    Automobile parts
    Hazardous materials
    Computers or accessories
    Concrete blocks, bricks or steel poles

Heavy trash that does not meet these requirements will not be picked up.

If you put out heavy trash that you feel meets the requirements but it was not picked up, call Republic Services at (812) 424-3345 within two days to report a possible missed pick up.

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