Refuse Collection

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2100 Alum Creek Drive 
Columbus, OH 43207 
Office :  (614) 645-3111
Fax :  (614) 645-7296 
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(614) 645-3111

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Trash collection for the City of Columbus is managed by the Department of Public Service, Division of Refuse Collection. The City collects trash from more than 340,000 households using trucks with mechanical arms to pick up and empty collection containers.

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About Refuse Collection

About Refuse Collection Find general information about the Division of Refuse Collection including policies, procedures, and FAQ's - learn more

Bulk Collection

Bulk Collection Learn about our free bulk collection program including how to schedule as well as what is and is not accepted for bulk pick-up. - learn more

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Rotating Color Calendar For residents who are assigned a color-collection schedule, find your annual collection calendar here - learn more

Collection Day Lookup

Collection Day Lookup  Look up your refuse, recycling and yard waste collection days. Print custom calendars for your home and sign up for telephone, e-mail or calendar reminders.  Click here to look up your collection day.

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Yard Waste Collection Information about yard waste collection. - learn more

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Household Trash Collection Information about household trash collection. - learn more

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Unacceptable Items What should not go into regular trash? - learn more