POSTPONED: 2020 Spring Heavy Trash Pick Up & Spring Yard Waste Pick Up

(Updated March 19, 2020) Republic Services and the City of Evansville have agreed to postpone Spring Heavy Trash Pick Up and Spring Yard Waste services due to concerns regarding COVID-19. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Postponed - Spring Heavy Trash Map


(March 9, 2020) The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility 2020 Spring Heavy Trash Pick-up will begin Monday, March 23, and is scheduled to run through Friday, May 29. The semi-annual curbside service is available to city residents who pay for trash service with their water bill. Apartment complexes, mobile home communities, business and commercial customers are not eligible. 

The collection schedule, area maps and items eligible for pick-up with volume limits are available on the city’s GIS website: The number of days allocated for collection in each specific area has been determined based on past heavy trash volumes and the amount of time required to collect the materials.

Heavy Trash must be placed where weekly trash is normally collected before 6:00 a.m. on the day collection is scheduled in an area. To prevent heavy trash from sitting out on the curb longer than necessary, heavy trash cannot be put out earlier than the weekend before the scheduled pick up date.

Items that will be collected:

  • 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, Radios 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)

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


  • NO Televisions
  • NO Computers or accessories

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. Customers who comply with requirements for heavy trash pick-up but were missed should call Republic Services at 812-424-3345 within two days of the collection date for the area.

Note 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 Recycling Day, Electronics Recycling Days and Tox Away Day (household hazardous waste).

Additional information about recycling programs and dates is available in the Solid Waste District’s section of the city website: or call 812-436-7800.