Have an old couch that's seen better days, or an old appliance that finally bit the dust, but no means to get it to the dump? No worries! The city of Evansville will haul it off for you during their annual heavy trash pick up.

The service will run from Monday, August 25th through Friday, October 24th and is available to City residents who pay for trash service with their water bill, including newly-annexed areas.

Items that will be collected include:

Carpet

  • Must be rolled in sections no longer than 4 ft. and no wider than 2 ft. in diameter

Furniture

  • Sofas, tables, chairs, mattresses, box springs, etc.

Appliances

  • Stoves, refrigerators, washing machines, water heaters, etc. (Limit two of each type of appliance per household)

Electronics

  • Televisions, stereos, etc.

Building materials/construction debris

  • Must be in trash cans, boxes, etc. of such size and weight that they can be reasonably lifted by two average adults
  • Containers must be strong enough that they do not break apart while being lifted even if they are wet
  • Privacy fence sections must be cut in half or smaller manageable size

Items that will NOT be collected include:

  • Computers or accessories
  • Any trash that Allied Waste would pick up as part of its regular residential waste collection contract
  • Automobile parts
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Hazardous materials
  • Computers or accessories
  • Concrete blocks, bricks or steel poles

To find out when heavy trash will be collected in your neighborhood, visit www.evansvillegis.com and click “Heavy Trash Pickup Dates” on the right.