Special pick-ups of large items that can't fit in your trashcans, or trash that exceeds the 50 pound weight limit, can be arranged by calling the Public Works Call Center at (302) 576-3878.
What Qualifies for Special Pick-ups?
Bulk items such as furniture, appliances*, cardboard boxes, bagged leaves or grass cuttings.
*Refrigerator doors must be removed.
What Doesn't Qualify?
Tires, concrete, paint, building materials, household chemicals, oil tanks or fuel containers and other materials that fall into the category of hazardous wastes.
Hazardous Waste Collection
The Clean Wilmington Committee sponsors special Hazardous Waste Collections in conjunction with the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA). Call the DSWA at 1-800-404-7080 or visit www.dswa.com for information on how to dispose of these items.