The new system begins October 1, 2020.
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While brush and bulk will be collected in the same week, it is important to keep these piles separate. They will be collected separately and the brush is taken to a different location where it is turned into mulch. When the piles are mixed, everything is taken to the landfill. This takes up valuable space in the landfill and also adds to the City's disposal costs.
You will be able to set out brush and bulk once per month. The goal is to be able to sweep through the neighborhoods once per month, thus alleviating piles of brush and bulk lingering for weeks. We appreciate everyone's help in keeping Lynchburg clean. You may place your items on the curb no earlier than 7 am the Saturday before your designated pick-up week and no later than 7 am on Monday of your designated pick-up week.
If your regular trash collection day is on a Monday, then your brush and bulk pick-up week is the first full week of the month. Starting on Monday
If your regular trash collection day is on a Tuesday, then your brush and bulk pick-up week is the second week of the month.
If your regular trash collection day is on a Wednesday, then your brush and bulk pick-up week is the third week of the month.
If your regular trash collection day is on a Thursday, then your brush and bulk pick-up week is the fourth week of the month.
Bulky items are items that will not fit in your trash cart, i.e.: furniture, broken down boxes, appliances (please keep freon-containing items, refrigerators, and air conditioners separate), lamps, and similar items.
No bags, tires, (Tires are collected separately) household hazardous waste, construction, demolition, or remodeling debris (carpet, wood, cabinets) items containing glass or porcelain-like materials. (i.e. toilets, sinks).
Yard waste and tree trimmings no larger than 3 inches in diameter and 8 feet long.
No stumps, land clearing debris, pallets, landscape timbers, leaves, commercial or contractor cuttings or bags with yard debris of any type.