UPDATE: 3/20/2020

Spring heavy trash pick up was slated to begin on Monday but city officials, along with Evansville Water and Sewer Utility have announced that it will be postponed until a later date due to growing concerns of COVID-19 in Evansville.


The original information about what can be set out is still below, but again, the dates for those pick ups are on hold until further notice from EWSU and the City of Evasville.

According to the Evansville City Website, "heavy trash" includes items like:

  • Furniture (sofas, tables, chairs, mattresses and box springs, etc)
  • Appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washing machines, clothes dryers and water heaters)
  • Building materials and construction debris (must be in trash containers of size & weight that they can be picked up by two adults. Boxes & bags of debris are not allowed,. Neither are piles or stacks, privacy fence panels, concrete blocks, bricks or steel poles)
  • Electronics (While you can dispose of stereos, TVs & Computers are not allowed)

Other items not allowed include:

  • Auto parts
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Hazardous Material
  • Yard Waste

If your items do not meet these requirements, they will not be picked up. Heavy trash should be placed wherever you place your normal trash for pickup. Your items need to be set out before 6 a.m. on the scheduled collection day. To find your heavy trash pick up day, go here.

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