City-wide bulky item pick up scheduled for Oct. 23

City Press Releases

October 1, 2021

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED

 

PITTSBURG, Kansas – The City of Pittsburg along with community volunteers will conduct a bulky item pick up on Saturday, October 23, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Residents inside the Pittsburg city limits can register to participate.

City staff and community volunteers will disperse across eight zones in the city and collect bulky items between the hours of 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Residents must sign up by Wednesday, October 20 in order to participate.

How to sign up:

  • Online – Download the city’s SeeClickFix app for mobile or desktop and submit a ticket using the “Bulk Item Special Pick Up Day” category. Visit https://www.pittks.org/seeclickfix/ to get started.
  • Over the phone – Call Customer Service at (620) 231-4100 between the hours of 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. All participants will be required to provide their phone number, email address, and water account number.

Items to be picked up should be placed on the curb no sooner than 8:00 am Thursday, October 21, and no later than 8:00 am Saturday, October 23. Items must be in front of the listed address against the street curb. For residences with ditches, please place items at edge of driveway on flat, level ground.

 Items accepted:

  • Mattresses or Box Springs
  • Recliners, Lounge Chairs and Couches
  • Wooden Furniture (Dressers, Shelving, Etc.)
  • Large Plastic Children’s Furniture/Playsets
  • Wooden Pianos
  • Refrigerators
  • Chest Freezers
  • Washers/Dryers
  • Hot Water Tanks
  • Microwaves
  • Tires

 Items NOT accepted:

  • Limbs or brush
  • General household waste or trash
  • Carpets or flooring
  • Lumber, gypsum product, or construction debris of any kind
  • Electronic waste such as TVs, computers, etc.
  • Hazardous waste

Items not accepted that are left out will not be picked up and will be considered a code violation if left on the curb after three days. Bulky items not registered in the system by the October 20 deadline will not be picked up.

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The mission of the City of Pittsburg is to provide exceptional services, facilities and activities with integrity, professionalism, excellent customer service and a commitment to economic vitality.

 

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