City of College Park, Maryland

Public Works

Special & Bulk Trash Pickups

Please consider donating items in good condition to a charity or re-use organization! Visit the Other Recycling and Reuse Opportunities page for more information.

Special and bulky trash is collected Thursdays and Fridays by appointment only. Contact Public Works at or call 240-487-3590 to schedule a pickup. Appointments must be made at least a day in advance. Items must be at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the day of your appointment or put out the night before.

There is no charge for special and bulky trash pickups. Items include, but are not limited to:

  • dishwashers
  • refrigerators
  • washers
  • dryers
  • radiators
  • hot water heaters
  • boilers
  • kitchen sinks
  • bathroom basins and tubs
  • commodes
  • vehicle parts
  • building materials
  • furniture
  • bedding
  • other miscellaneous items that cannot fit in your green cart


Tires and Appliances with refrigerant

Certain items may incur a disposal fee:

  • Tires: $4.00 per tire
  • Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, heat pumps: first unit free during a calendar year (from each household); $35.00 per unit thereafter