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UPDATE: Milford Bulk Pick-Up Schedule for Spring 2013

The correct bulk pick-up day is May 15th for Thursday Garbage Day homes, and May 22 for Friday Garbage Day homes.

Update: 

If Your Garbage Day Is: Your Bulk-Pick Up Day Is: Monday May 1 Tuesday May 8 Thursday May 15 Friday May 22

From the Mayor's Office:

Items set out for collection are to be placed at the curb not sooner than the Saturday prior to the scheduled date of the collection and all items are to be at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on the scheduled pickup date. 

In order to qualify for this free pickup service, the homeowner must properly prepare and separate the bulky waste. Metal must be separated from burnable items. Yard waste should be placed in disposable containers or bags. Brush and wood must be cut to four-foot lengths and tied in bundles.

No more than four passenger car tires may be included in the items set out for collection. Where possible, similar items should be placed together in containers, which the homeowner wishes to discard.

All acceptable items placed at the curb will be taken, INCLUDING CONTAINERS. 

Prohibited Materials: Certain items are PROHIBITED from the Bulky Waste Pickup program. The following items WILL NOT BE PICKED UP, and therefore, should not be placed at the curb: 

1. Batteries 

2. Commercial Items 

3. Logs and Stumps 

4. Concrete or cement 

5. Any item requiring more than 2 men to pick up 

6. Hazardous Waste 

7. Liquid Waste, oil based paint, motor oil 

8. Propane Tanks 

9. Grass Clippings 

10. Sheetrock and Demolition material

****Sheetrock & Demolition MUST be brought to Waste Conversion, 211 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT. It will no longer be accepted at the Transfer Station. 

PK May 06, 2013 at 01:04 PM
I believe that if you have a heavy item that can't be picked up easily by one person, like an appliance you need to call Public Works the Monday before. I had an old stove last year I called & they picked it up separately from the other items.
Concerned Parent May 06, 2013 at 01:14 PM
Ron is correct, there are scavengers out there who most likely take those items...Some may even take most metal items so they can sell it for scrap. People may want to consider donating any electronics (if in working condition). I believe the scouts were doing this some time ago and were collecting them behind the library.. IMHO, we should not expect our garbage men to pickup extremely heavy items.
Kathy Carroll May 12, 2013 at 07:44 PM
If you put out a white item (Fridge, stove, washer/dryer) all the doors absolutly must be removed as they are a saftey hazard as kids climb in shut the doors and well we know what happens. Must call on Monday so they can have the correct number of men in your neighbor hoodf
Rita Moffatt-Dering May 28, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Why am I still seeing bulk trash all over town? Was the schedule changed? If so, please updated this page. My last regular trash was picked up on Friday, May 24th.
Michael Nelson June 09, 2013 at 11:17 PM
I'm relatively new to town - does DPW pick up the brown paper backs with grass clippings or hedge trimmings?

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