Cleveland Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Cleveland is in Ohio with Parma and Akron to the south, Lorain and Toledo to the west, Pittsburgh to the southeast, Euclid to the northeast.

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.

Cleveland Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day: January 1
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Third Monday in January
  • Presidents’ Day: Third Monday in February
  • Memorial Day: Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day: July 4th
  • Labor Day: First Monday in September
  • Veterans Day: November 10th
  • Thanksgiving Day: Last Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day: December 25th

Now all refuse collections will be delayed by one day after a holiday observed by the City. This particularly affects Friday collections, which will be on Saturday.


If the holiday occurs on any day during the week, the collection of that day and the days that follow in that same week will be delayed by one day.

  • Monday collection will be on Tuesday
  • Tuesday collection will be on Wednesday
  • Wednesday collection will be on Thursday
  • Thursday collection will be on Friday
  • Friday collection will be on Saturday

Cleveland Trash Collection Map

Cleveland Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Refrigerators
  • Washers
  • Large Pieces of Furniture
  • Mattresses 

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Construction & demolition and/or building materials

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 Cleveland 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:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Cleveland?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit:

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Cleveland Public Works Department?

5600 Carnegie Avenue Cleveland,

Ohio 44103 216-664-3711

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