Thanksgiving Day is Thursday Nov 23rd and may impact your pickup schedule

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

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

The City of Dover is in Delaware with Wilmington, Philadelphia to the north, Baltimore and Annapolis to the west, Denton to the southwest, and Middletown to the northwest.

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.

Dover Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.cityofdover.com/sanitation

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day Observed
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day
  • President’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day Observed
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

*If your collection day falls on one of the above holidays, it will be collected the next business day.

Dover Trash Collection Map

Dover Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: Trash Collection Map

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • furniture
  • large appliances
  • rugs

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • tires
  • concrete
  • bricks
  • chemicals
  • hazardous waste

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 Dover 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: 2023 Recycling Calendar

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Dover?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: Trash Collection Map

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: Trash Collection Map

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 Dover Public Works Department?

Phone: 302-736-7025

Fax: (302) 736-7092

Email: [email protected]

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Dover 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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