ID/Republic Services Junk Pick Up Day – Thursday May 2, 2019

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Please be aware that Industrial Disposal/Republic Services may choose not to take some objects that you put on the curb on junk pick up day. Please note that if you have branches or wood, they have specific rules regarding the size of the pieces and how they are to be bound. If you are not sure if they will take your item, please give them a call at 638-9000 to find out more.





Normal junk pickup consists of hot water heaters, washers, dryers, dishwashers, couches, chairs, coffee/end tables, misc boxed toys, garage items, tools, grilles, bicycles, lawn mowers, refrigerators* etc. The following is a general guideline of what is NOT ACCEPTABLE for junk pickup of “normal” household solid waste.

  • Demolition /construction material ..studs,drywall,sinks,tubs,toilets . A dumpster is required for construction, renovation , redecorating. Cabinets must be broken down to small pieces no longer than 4-5’

If items can fit into a 90 gal ID cart they are acceptable. Carpet must be cut into 4’ rolls and tied for handling.

  • Large amounts of fencing …a few planks may be ok if no longer than 4-5ft. in length…must be tied and bundled for pickup
  • No concrete….blocks,bricks etc.
  • No liquids of any kind…paint, thinners, pesticides household cleaners, motor oils, fuels. Wet paint can be “solidified” with kitty litter or granular absorbant material from automotive supply stores
  • No medical bio-hazards…sharps, chemo diapers, oxygen tanks
  • Lawn mowers must have gas tanks removed and broken down as much as possible
  • Gas grilles are acceptable…with no propane tanks of any kind,..grilles must have tank removed and broken down as much as possible
  • Swing sets and basket ball goals must be broken down as much as pieces more than 4-5ft long…no concrete on legs or base
  • Mailboxes cannot be more than 4-5’ long and no concrete on base
  • No large car parts..fenders, hoods, trunk lids etc.
  • No tires of any kind
  • * Freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners – must have freon / refrigerant captured and removed by certified HVAC technician and unit tagged for acceptable pickup. Freon is considered hazardous waste
  • No landscaping material such as…logs, railroad ties, landscape timbers or concrete blocks. No dirt, sod.
  • No yard waste material (in Jefferson County this must be collected separately with yard service) …no fire logs, stumps , shrubs etc.