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Akron Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Akron trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Akron is in Ohio with Cuyahoga Falls to the north, Massillon and Canton to the south, Wadsworth and Barberton to the southwest, and Austintown to the east.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Akron Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city’s trash collection schedule here.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

On the following upcoming dates, Trash and Recycling collection will not be performed. Collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

NOTE:  There will be no trash/recycle delay for the Juneteeth Holiday

Akron Trash Collection Map

Akron Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Each week on your normal trash and recycling day, you may place large items on the curb next to your trash carts such as furniture and appliances.  You will not be charged extra and there is no need to schedule ahead.

Special Bulk Volume Pick Up:

You must preschedule a pick up if you have a large amount of bags, boxes, or trash after cleaning out your house, basement, garage, or moving out.  Each home will be allowed 3 Special Bulk Volume Pickups per year.

Most importantly, you MUST pre-schedule this pick-up at least 1 working day before your collection day.  Do not place the trash on your curb until 4:30 p.m. the day before your collection day.  Please pre-schedule by calling our 3-1-1 Call Center by dialing 3-1-1 from a landline phone inside the city or at 330-375-2311 from a cell phone.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture such as dressers, mattresses, couches, chairs and bookcases
  • Appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, freezers, microwaves, washers & dryers
  • House doors, storm doors, storm windows
  • Bicycles, basketball hoops (dismantled)
  • Electronics such as televisions 19″ and above, speakers, stereo’s
  • Automotive tires (8 per year)

Items needing to be bundled and tied, no longer than 4 feet in length:

  • Wood, branches, brush, carpeting, and fencing

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Household garbage
  • Hazardous building material
  • Construction material
  • Chemicals

Akron Junk Removal & Dumpster Rentals

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service or rent a dumpster.


Affordable Dumpster Rentals for Junk Removal

King Dumpsters has competitive pricing and a commitment to timely delivery. With multiple sizes of dumpsters means that you’ll have the perfect size for your project.

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Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Akron?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit this page.

Each week you may place large items on the curb next to your trash carts such as furniture and appliances.  You will not be charged extra and there is no need to schedule ahead.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street, view the interactive map to determine your trash collection day.

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 4:30 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Akron Public Works Department?

Call 3-1-1 from a landline phone or (330) 375-2311 from a cell phone.

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Akron trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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