Bulk Collection

Small Bulk Items:  Trash customers may place one small bulk item curbside for pickup once per month.  For small bulk items there is no charge to the trash customer.  A small bulk item is defined as less than 60 pounds, less than 30 cubic feet and capable of being safely picked up by two people.  

Large Bulk Items:  For bulk items that do not meet the small bulk item definition (see above) there is a $35 charge for each item.  For example mattresses and box springs are typically large bulk items.   Trash customers are invited to complete the Bulk Trash Form using the link Bulk Trash Form.  Residents may submit the form and payment at 205 Lacey Street.  Once the application is submitted with payment the Borough will provide a pickup date.  There is a drop box at 205 Lacey Street to assist residents dropping off the form and payment after hours.

Public Works employees are not permitted on private property, so bulk items must be placed curbside on the specified day of pickup.


Small bulk item collection takes place on the regular trash collection day for your quadrant, during the week containing the 1st Monday of the month.  If the first of the month falls on a business day after a Monday, bulk collection will take place the following week. 


Please call our office at 610-696-5282.


The following items are not considered bulk items:

  1. Auto parts
  2. Batteries
  3. Construction materials
  4. Demolition debris
  5. Items containing freon or refrigerants such as air conditioners and refrigerators
  6. Items containing hazardous chemicals or gases such as propane cylinders
  7. Tires
  8. Tree limbs
  9. Televisions, computers, monitors, peripherals (eWaste Recycling)
  10. Refrigerators, Air Conditioners & Dehumidifiers

Appliances that contain Freon such as refrigerators, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers, may be taken to the Public Works Department at:
205 Lacey Street
West Chester, PA 19382

Disposal of these appliances is perDone Editingmitted during regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. There is a disposal fee of $35 for a refrigerator and $25 for an air conditioner. If transportation of the appliance is not convenient, the Public Works Department will pick it up curbside for a fee.


Any property that generates more than 2, 35-gallon cans and 4 borough trash bags on a regular basis is required to engage a private waste collection hauler to assume waste and recycling collections.

For further information on the borough's solid waste and recycling programs, please contact the Public Works Department at 610-696-5282.