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Bulk Trash Collection

What
Bulk materials are generally too large to be placed in the conventional roll-out containers, such as a sofa, mattress, indoor/outdoor furniture, appliances, carpeting and up to four rimless tires. Remodeling debris, minor amounts in nature, may be picked up as long as the sanitation fee on the utility bill is being collected for said residents. Under no circumstance shall debris be picked up from any resident or commercial properties were demolition of buildings, major remodels or decks that are being removed or rebuilt. It shall be the responsibly of the contractor or property owner to dispose of these materials. If you have any questions regarding acceptability, please contact 276-645-7380.
 
When
Bulk materials are collected on the same day as containerized waste, as time allows. Materials may be placed at curbside no earlier than noon on the day preceding the regularly scheduled collection date, but must be placed prior to 7:00 a.m. of collection day.  On occasion, bulk item collections cannot be completed on the same day.  In those instances, collection will be completed as quickly as possible.

Where
All bulk materials shall be placed at the curb. Do not place where obstacles may hinder collection of such materials. Avoid placing under overhead power lines.

Harmful Waste
It is unlawful to place any materials which may cause harm to collection crews or the general public.  Examples are as follows:  

  • Disassembled televisions
  • Computer monitors
  • Broken glass (unless properly contained)
  • Appliances which may cause entrapment or suffocation (secure or remove doors)
  • Paints, solvents, pesticides, etc.

Generated Waste
All generated waste shall be placed on said property.  It is unlawful to place waste at any other locations, i.e. vacant lots, unoccupied dwellings, and public or private city streets.


Allen Morris
Solid Waste Manager

amorris@bristolva.org

2125 Shakesville Rd.
Bristol, VA 24201

Ph: (276) 645-7380
Fx: (276) 591-5237

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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