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"Free" Monthly Bulk Waste Collection
Guidelines

We thank the citizens of Lindsay in advance for their help in keeping our city clean.

Bulky Waste should be placed at the curb by 6:00 am and no more than three days before your pickup date.  Up to two (2) cubic yards per pickup.  (about the size of 3- 95 gallon poly carts or one couch) If you have more than two 2 cubic yards and over the limit, put items out on your next bulky pick up day.


v  Items should be set at least five feet from mailboxes, gas meters, cars, shrubs, or anything else that could interfere with hand or mechanical loading.


v  For the same reason, items should be set at least ten feet away from utility poles, to prevent contact with overhead power lines.


v  Bulky waste pick up is for household items not normally picked up with your regular poly cart residential trash pick-up.


v  Bulky waste must be in a size and length that will fit in the hopper of the garbage truck


Here’s what we can pick up:

    • Must be able to be lifted and handled by two persons and manageable
    • Discarded household appliances, water tanks, discarded furniture, mattresses
    • Extra-large cardboard boxes (broken down and tied into tight bundles)
    • Trees, limbs and wood scrap (tied and bundled, max length of 4 feet, not more than 40 lbs).
    • Waste Connections Incorporated gallons in size)
    • Fencing (up to 2 panels)
    • Non-contracted remodeling waste that is containerized   (that is, leftovers from do-it-yourself projects)
    • Appliances must not contain Freon, such as old refrigerators and window air conditioners, compressor must be removed or it has a sticker showing certified removal

Here’s some of what we are prohibited from picking up:

    • Hospital/medical waste or hazardous waste of any kind
    • Poisons, acids and caustics, explosives
    • Dirt and rocks, bricks (concrete)
    • Sewage and liquid waste, nuclear materials
    • Gasoline, kerosene, oils and other fuels
    • Propane tanks, degreasers, lubricants, brake fluid ,antifreeze, batteries
    • Tires and rims, car batteries
    • Sheet rock or roofing items
    • Contracted construction, reconstruction, demolition and repair waste

2014 Bulk Collection Calendar

View 2014 Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar here.