Large Item Collection

You may schedule your large item pickup at your convenience!

Available for eligible locations that receive City refuse collection:

  • Each address can receive (2) scheduled collections with no fee for up to (5) Large Items per visit per calendar year. Note: Please see below for information regarding mattresses/box springs, refrigerants, and prohibited items.
  • Please call Public Works at (419) 354-6227 to schedule.
  • Collection will typically be performed on a Monday or Friday.
  • To ensure collection, large items MUST be placed curbside by 7AM ON THE SCHEDULED COLLECTION DAY.
  • This is NOT an unlimited refuse collection!

Note: Carpeting and padding must be cut up and rolled into bundles not to exceed 4 feet in length or 18 inches in diameter. Bundles must be tied with rope or cord heavy enough to support the weight of the bundle.

What if I have more than 5 Items?

The following fees apply (must be pre-paid):
 $25 for first item.
 $15 per item thereafter.

Mattresses & Box Springs (fees apply):

Special pickup of mattresses and box springs can be made upon request by calling the Public Works office at (419) 354-6227.

The following fees apply (must be pre-paid):
 $25 for first item.
 $15 per item thereafter (total of 3 items).

Collection is typically performed on a Monday or Friday.

Prohibited Items:
Refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, tires, chemicals, solvents, fuels, and liquid paint will NOT be picked up by City refuse crews. The Household Recycling Guide can direct you on proper disposal.

The City is not authorized to pick up building materials, construction or demolition refuse, sod, or rocks. These items may be taken to the Wood County Landfill (Landfill fees apply).

Small items left at the curb will not be collected. Please place such items inside your refuse container.

Dumpster Service:
The City also offers a small dumpster container to eligible property locations for a pre-paid fee. Typical use: clearing a garage or basement etc. Call (419) 354-6227 to schedule.

Any questions regarding large item collection should be directed to the Public Works Department at 419-354-6227.