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Household Bulky Waste Pick-Up Program

The City of Fayetteville provides one free bulky waste pick-up to residents of single-family homes once a year. This service is to handle items that are too large to fit into the normal trash carts such as furniture, appliances and brush and tree bulk.

To schedule a pick-up at your home in Fayetteville please call the Solid Waste and Recycling Division at (479) 575-8398 or e-mail here.  See below for Rules and Regulations on setting out Bulky Waste for curbside collection. 

Bulky waste is divided into 3 categories for collection: Household, Metal, and Yard Waste.  You may dispose of up to 5 items within the same category per free bulky waste pick-up.  If you have multiple items in different categories, these must be picked up on different days.  Therefore, only one of those pick-ups will be free (per year).  You can opt to forfeit your free curbside pick-up and bring up to 5 accepted items in multiple categories to the Transfer Station, with your current water bill, for free.  Additional bulky waste pick-ups of up to 5 items within the same category can be scheduled for $45 plus tax.

Bulk Household

Includes:
Mattress, box spring, chair, couch, love seat, doll house, large children toys, baby crib, hot tub cover, artificial Christmas tree, baby stroller, landscape timbers (10 only), luggage, table, outdoor lawn furniture, sink or tub (excluding cast iron), desk, wood frames or doors (no glass), wooden swing set, and entertainment center.

Excludes:
Building /construction/remodeling materials, railroad ties, tree stumps, car seats, cast iron tubs, toilets, and sinks, cardboard boxes full of debris or packing paper, treated lumber, car engines, carpet, trash bags, and any hazardous materials. E-waste such as computers and televisions are not accepted with bulk collections and should be taken to the Washington County Household Hazardous Waste facility located at 2615 Brink Dr.  There is a fee for recycling e-waste, please call (479) 444-1725 for more information.  Coupons are available for Fayetteville residents to waive the fee.  Please call 718-7685 to find out more about these coupons.

Bulk Metal

Includes:
Washer, dryer, dishwasher, trash compactor, bicycles, exercise equipment, hot water heaters, bed frames, boxspring (without material), car parts, tables, guttering, tillers, fencing (must be rolled and tied), mailboxes and poles (all concrete must be removed), swingsets, BBQ Grill, lawnmower, weedeater, and old metal trash cans (must be empty).

Excludes:
All Freon appliances and Parts. There will be a freon recovery charge of $30.00 per unit curbside. This goes for all units that still have or have had the freon compressors removed, no exceptions. There will be a Freon recovery charge of $27 if item is brought to our Compost Facility.

Bulk Brush

Includes:
Brush and Tree bulk with a maximum of 12 feet in length and 6 inches in diameter. There is a limit of 3 standard pick-up truck size loads.

Excludes:
Sod, sludge, railroad ties, food waste, rock, plastic bags, and dirt.

Note: If you have less than one truck load, please utilize the curbside Yard Waste program, or bring brush to our Compost Facility for free disposal (for Fayetteville residents only, please bring water bill). 

Rules and Regulations

  • Place out no more than 12 hours prior to collection.
  • Items must be placed out by 5:00 a.m. on the day of collection.  Placing out the night before is recommended. 
  • Items must be placed within 5-6 feet of the curbside, no alleys or side streets please. We will not collect materials directly from inside your home.
  • Do not place directly under power lines or tree limbs.
  • Do not place within 4 feet of any other object or collection materials on the ground.
  • Please do not block the Right of way in streets, sidewalks, or in ditch lines.
  • Please place material on the ground.
  • Only items placed at curbside and scheduled will be removed, we are not responsible for any materials left at curbside not intended for removal.
  • We are not allowed to drive on to your property, so please be sure to follow guidelines as above.
  • Residents must choose from one of the three service types (Household, Metal or Brush). Categories cannot be mixed.



    The Boston Mountain Solid Waste District also provides a bulky waste program for any resident of the two county district (Madison and Washington Counties). For information on fees and to schedule a collection through the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District, please call them directly at 479-846-3005 or 888-426-9278.

    Washington County Office of Environmental Affairs also accepts bulk materials. Please contact them at 479-444-1725 for information on their services.


    *BUSINESSES, APARTMENTS, MOBILE HOMES, MULTI UNIT COMPLEXES, NON PROFIT, and INDUSTRIAL ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS FREE SERVICE.