Labor Day Bulk Pick-Up and Waste Collection Schedule

Bulk pick-up will be conducted on the second full week of September with a one-day delay. The City of Cleveland Department of Public Works WILL NOT collect trash or bulk pick-up on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 in observance of Labor Day. Waste collection and bulk pick-up for the remainder of that week will be delayed by one day, resuming on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

The waste collection schedule for the week of Sept. 7 will be as follows:

  • Monday – Waste collection and bulk pick-up delayed until Tuesday.
  • Tuesday – Waste collection and bulk pick-up delayed until Wednesday.
  • Wednesday – Waste collection and bulk pick-up delayed until Thursday.
  • Thursday – Waste collection and bulk pick-up delayed until Friday.
  • Friday – Waste collection and bulk pick-up delayed until Saturday.

As a reminder, residents are permitted to up to three bulk items on tree lawns. More info on proper disposal:

  • Residents may leave out for collection items such as appliances, tables, chairs, mattress box springs, couches and furniture.
  • All mattresses, box springs and cloth furniture must be wrapped in plastic.
  • In addition to the three items, residents may leave out up to four tires.
  • The City does not accept construction material.
  • Boxes and loose bags are not bulk items. ​
  • Carpet must be cut and rolled into 3-foot long pieces and must not exceed 40 pounds.

The Division of Waste also reminds residents of the following waste regulations:

  • Only waste in officially issued City carts will be accepted and loose trash or bags outside City roll carts will not be accepted
  •  The following will be not be accepted in or outside of roll carts: construction materials, hazardous waste, bricks, dirt, concrete, cinder blocks, auto parts, loose metal items, medical waste or fluorescent tubes. No wet paint should be placed in roll carts. All paint cans should be dry before they are placed in roll carts.
  • Do not place hot charcoal ashes in roll carts.

For further information regarding waste collection, please call the Division of Waste Collection at (216) 664-3711 or visit www.clevelandohio.gov.