Heavy & Bulky Refuse


Rumpke will pick up bulky items on your regular collection day. Please make sure items are placed out by 6 a.m. and are next to your rubbish (not recycling). 
 Item  Requirement
Basketball Poles, Tables and Swing Sets Must be dismantled and cut into 4-foot long sections (See miscellaneous items below for other wooden items)
Carpeting Rolled and tied into 4-foot long sections, separated from padding
Gutters and Downspouts Cut into 4-foot lengths
Household Appliances, Furniture, Scrap Metal, etc. Mattresses and box springs must be wrapped in plastic
Refrigerators and Freezers Must have doors removed, per City Code 521.01
Tires and Appliances Containing Freon
Tires (with or without rims), refrigerators, air conditioning units, de-humidifiers, and refrigerated water coolers are collected separately from other large household items

Miscellaneous Items

Wooden and piping materials (wooden boxes, crates, lumber, plywood, pipes and poles, etc.) must be collapsed, tied and bundled with wire, twine, or rope. Bundles must not be more than 1 foot by 4 feet, no heavier than 50 pounds, and all nails removed or flattened. Place all bundles parallel to curb and next to regular rubbish.


Contractors are responsible for removing all building and construction materials.