Heavy trash pick-up begins in Evansville on March 30 - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Heavy trash pick-up begins in Evansville on March 30

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

Heavy trash pick-up will begin on Monday, March 30 in Evansville and will run through Friday, May 30.

People who live in the city, and pay for trash service with their water bill, are eligible to take advantage of this service.  

Apartment complexes, mobile home communities and business/commercial customers are not eligible.

Find out when your heavy trash pick-up date is clicking here.

Put your heavy trash on the curb where you normally put your garbage for weekly pick up.

It must be placed in manageable, organized piles before 6 am on the first day collection is scheduled in your 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
    • Television, 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 Republic Services 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

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


If you place your heavy trash out according to the requirements, but feel like your pick up has been missed, call Republic Services at (812) 424-3345 within two days to report a possible missed pick-up.

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