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Heavy trash pick up starts Monday in Evansville

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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

Heavy trash pick up starts Monday, August 25 in Evansville.

It lasts through October.

Officials say heavy trash must be placed in manageable, organized piles where normal weekly trash is collected before 6:00 a.m. on the first day collection is scheduled in an area.

Items that will be collected include:

Carpet

  • Must be rolled in sections no longer than 4 ft. and no wider than 2 ft. in diameter

Furniture

  • Sofas, tables, chairs, mattresses, box springs, etc.

Appliances

  • Stoves, refrigerators, washing machines, water heaters, etc.
  • Limit two of each type of 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 contract
  • Automobile parts
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Hazardous materials
  • Computers or accessories
  • Concrete blocks, bricks or steel poles

A full list of rules and a schedule for when pick up will be in your neighborhood, is on the city's website.

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