Bulk Materials

Bulk trash is picked up free of charge. For questions or concerns please call 336-222-5111 or email kmurray@burlingtonnc.gov.

  • Bulk trash includes items such as furniture, mattresses, rolled carpet/padding, appliances, metals, electronic waste (TV's, computers, etc.), bulk limbs, and yards waste.
  • Bulk trash/limbs are collected on a convenience schedule (not guaranteed same-day pickup) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday by specially equipped vehicles. 
  • If items are too large to fit into the collection vehicle, they WILL NOT be picked up.
  • Tires, batteries, building materials, lumber, closed containers (such as oil drums), automobile parts, liquids, chemicals, hazardous wastes, recyclables, logs and stumps WILL NOT be picked up. Do not place these items on the City right-of-way.
  • Bulk trash WILL NOT be collected from businesses or institutions.
  • Trash must be separated by content (metals/brush/other trash), and may involve multiple pickups.