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Heavy Trash

 Spring and Fall Heavy Trash Pick-Up

Volume and Types of Items & Materials

This semi-annual curbside service is available to City residents who pay for trash service with their water bill. Apartment complexes, mobile home communities and business/commercial customers are not eligible.

The collection schedule, area maps and included items with limits are available on the City’s GIS Website and can be accessed by clicking here.

Once the website is accessed enter your City of Evansville residential address in the search bar to find your weekly trash day, your recycle week and heavy trash dates. After clicking on search, the display results will display the heavy trash date, weekly trash collection day, and recycle week.

Items that will be collected for heavy trash include:

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

Limit of five (5) rolls of carpet

  • Electronics
    • Stereos, etc.
    • NO Televisions, Computer or Accessories

There will be a limit of FIVE (5) total items from the below list:

  • Furniture
    • Sofas, tables, chairs, mattresses, box springs, dressers, bookcases etc.
  • Appliances
    • Stoves, refrigerators/freezers, washing machines, dryers, water heaters, etc.

(Refrigerants must be removed and tagged by a certified professional)

  • Electronics
    • Stereos, etc.
    • NO Televisions
    • NO Computers or accessories
  • Limited construction/building material debris
    • Must be in trash containers, etc. of such size and weight that they can be reasonably lifted by two average adults ( no boxes or plastic bags)
    • NO piles or stacks of Construction/Building materials will be picked up
    • NO Privacy fence sections will be picked up
    • 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
  • Piles or stacks of Construction/Building materials
  • Privacy fences of any kind
  • Automobile parts
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Hazardous materials
  • Computers or accessories
  • Concrete blocks, bricks or steel poles
  • Televisions
  • Yard Waste

Heavy trash that does not meet these requirements will not be picked up. If a customer has put their heavy trash out according to the requirements above yet feels they were missed, they can call Republic Services at 812-424-3345 within two days to report a possible missed pick-up.

Note that many items not collected through the City’s heavy trash pick-up can be properly disposed of through programs offered by the Solid Waste District, including Tire Amnesty Days, Electronics Recycling Days and Household Hazardous Waste Day (Tox Away Day). Additional information about these programs and upcoming program dates is available in the Solid Waste District’s section of the City Website (www.evansvillegov.org/Index.aspx?page=50) or by calling 812-436-7800.