Trash Collection

Download the City of Wilmington 2015 Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule

Keep it handy throughout the year so you’ll be prepared each week to place your trash and recyclable materials at the curb for collection by the Department of Public Works.

Trash collection is divided geographically. If you live east of I-95, follow Route A. If you live west of I-95, follow Route B.


Holiday Sanitation Collection Schedule

Week of May 25
Monday, May 25, 2015 - Memorial Day
Monday
May 25
Tuesday
May 26
Wednesday
May 27
Thursday
May 28
Friday
May 29
No collection Recycling
East I-95
Recycling
West I-95
Trash
East I-95
Trash
West I-95

Preparing and Placing Your Trash

  1. Place in the trash only those items that can spoil, such as food or disposable diapers.
  2. Close and tie trash bags and place them into heavy plastic or metal trash cans. Secure with watertight lids.
  3. Cans must be placed for pick-up before 4:00 a.m. on the day of collection but not before 6:00 p.m. on the day before collection.
  4. Cans must be removed no later than 6:00 p.m. on the day trash is collected.
  5. Each can and its contents must weigh less than 50 pounds.
  6. Bush, tree trimmings, vines, ect. are limited to 4-foot lengths and must be tied in tight bundles.

Inclement Weather Note: From November 15th through March 15th, sanitation workers do not pick up in inclement weather. If service is canceled, and you were due for a pick up, it will be made the following day if weather permits. If you have questions, call the Public Works Call Center at (302) 576-3878.


Contact Clean Wilmington

Public Works Call Center
(302) 576-3878
http://reportitresolveit.WilmingtonDE.gov/

RecycleBank®
1-888-727-2978