Bulky Waste

Bulky Waste Information

Bulky or large waste items may be set out curbside with your regularly scheduled refuse pick-up.

  • Limit two items per week
  • Place at curb no earlier than 7:00 p.m. on the night before collection and no later than 6:00 a.m. on the day of collection

Accepted Bulky Items

Bulk waste includes common large and over-sized items, such as:

  • Sofas, recliner chairs, tables
  • Box springs, mattresses, dressers
  • Stoves, washers, dryers
  • Toilets, hot water tanks
  • Windows, cabinets
  • Fencing in bundles not exceeding 35 pounds or 5 feet in length

Not Accepted Bulky Items

The City of Pittsburgh DOES NOT collect the following items:

  • Televisions, computers, peripherals
  • Freon appliances
  • Household chemicals/hazardous wastes
  • Demolition and construction wastes
  • Batteries, light bulbs
  • Car and automobile parts, tires

Excessive Bulk Waste

Any excess material and other excessively large items above the two-item limit will NOT be collected unless special pickup arrangements have been made.

  • A minimum cost of $100 for each half-hour applies to special bulk pickups.
    • Personal checks or money orders only. Make checks payable to City of Pittsburgh Treasurer.

Call our office at 412-255-2773 to arrange for a special pickup.