Large/Bulky Items

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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
  • 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.

*This service excludes multifamily properties (mobile home communities, 3+ units) 

Dates for 2023: 

Summer Clean Up  July 2023 English Flyer