Residential - Excess Special Collection Services (Large/Bulky Items)
Residential excess special collection services/bulky item pick ups are offered to residential customers. Upon request, customers are entitled to the collection of three excess trash/bulky item pickups per year. Any single item that cannot be handled by two workers will not be accepted.
Acceptable Excess Special Collection
Acceptable excess trash/bulky items include but are not limited to: dryers, furniture, mattresses, refrigerators, rugs, tree trunks, washing machines, and water heaters.
Automobile parts, construction debris, and hazardous waste are not allowed in your waste containers or as part of bulky item pickup.
Schedule a Pick Up
- Requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance of your normal collection day by contacting Athens Services at (855) 557-1007 or online at AthensServices.com/Bulky
- Residential excess special collection/bulky items are picked up on your service days.
- If you have curbside collection service, place your residential excess special collection/bulky items within 3 feet of the curb next to your container by 6:00 am on your scheduled collection day.
Community Wide Residential Clean Ups
In addition, Athens Services will host three (3) community-wide residential trash cleanup drives per year. During each drive, Athens will pick up all unusual major items of trash placed curbside.
Dates for 2023:
- March 27-31
- July 24-28
- November 13-17