Bridgeport Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Bridgeport trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Bridgeport is in Connecticut with Milford and New Haven to the northeast, Norwalk to the southwest, Brookhaven to the southeast.

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.

Bridgeport Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

The Sanitation & Recycling pickups on every holiday except when Christmas or New Year’s falls on a weekday.  If Christmas or New Year’s falls on a weekday the pickup schedule will be delayed by one day for all scheduled pickup days on or following the holiday only.

Bridgeport Trash Collection Map

Bridgeport Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

* Appointments must be made starting March 6th by calling City of Bridgeport Department of Public Facilities at 203-576-3950 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture, mattresses/box springs, chairs, sofas, carpeting, fencing/decking (4-foot max length).
  • Appliances – televisions, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers (with doors removed).
  • Large Metal Items (4-foot max) all metal items must be separate from everything else. Doors – must be cut in half.
  • Doors – must be cut in half.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Garbage/trash/Recycling (Items that would go into your weekly trash or recycling collection), Cardboard, Brush, Leaves or Branches.
  • Hazardous materials or liquids, Paint, Recyclable materials, Tires, Trees or Stumps, Vehicles or Vehicle parts, Oil, Propane Tanks, Automobile Batteries, Antifreeze, Motor Oil.
  • Demolition Materials (Asphalt, Shingles, Sheetrock, Concrete, Sinks, Toilets, Cabinets, Tiles, Bricks, or any other masonry materials.
  • Items placed in a bag, Barrel or box will NOT be picked up.

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

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

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Bridgeport and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: Recycling Collection Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Bridgeport?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

* Appointments must be made starting March 6th by calling City of Bridgeport Department of Public Facilities at 203-576-3950 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: Trash Pickup Schedule

What time does trash collection start?

Trash toter should be brought out curbside 24 hours prior to the scheduled pickup.

How can I contact the Bridgeport Public Works Department?

Nicholas Grosso
Email: [email protected]

Joseph Matos
Phone: 203-576-7232
Email: [email protected]

Fax: 203-332-3029


Monday – Friday
3:00 am – 11:30 am

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