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Bulky Trash Collection

Bulky Item Collection

  • Residents must call 311 at 423-643-6311 or visit CHA311.com immediately after placing bulky items on the curbside in front of the residence for collection.

Common Acceptable Items

BBQ Grills Heavy Appliances
Carpet Large toys
Carpet padding Mattresses
Furniture Water Heaters


NOT Acceptable Items* 

55 gallon drums Hot materials
Auto parts Household garbage
Block Insulation
Brick Liquids      
Building materials Lumber
Compressed gas tanks Propane tanks
Concrete Railroad ties
Cross ties Recyclables
Dirt Tile
Drywall Tires
Cardboard Boxes Pallets
Hazardous materials

 Glass and Mirrors


* This list is not all-inclusive. Other items not listed which may be hazardous to collection employees, the public, the environment, or collection equipment will not be collected. All items placed out for collection must be stated when calling 311 to place the service request.

This service is NOT offered to businesses, apartment complexes, or landlords. You, or a relative must live at the address requesting service. Material must not be mixed with household garbage, railroad ties, treated wood or brush. There is a twelve item limit for collection. We will not service more than twelve items at a location. Do not approach collection trucks while they are servicing.

Place items separate from household items and at least 3-feet away from other stationary objects, on street parking areas, drainage clean-outs, and as near as practical to the roadway in front of the premises without blocking the roadway, any sidewalk or drainage ditch. Do not place Bulk Garbage over water meters or low hanging wires.

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Serve people with integrity and improve the infrastructure and environment through excellence.

1250 Market Street
Chattanooga TN 37402 (map)
(423) 643-6311



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