Fort Wayne Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Fort Wayne is in Indiana with Grand Rapids to the north, South Bend to the northwest, Indianapolis to the south, Chicago to the west.

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.

Fort Wayne 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
-Memorial Day
-Independence Day
-Labor Day
-Thanksgiving Day
-Christmas Day

Service will run a day behind on weeks with a pickup holiday.

Fort Wayne Trash Collection Map

Fort Wayne Trash pickup schedule map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

-Furniture and non-freon appliances

-Mattress/Boxspring (Must be completely wrapped in plastic)

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

No tires, batteries, or concrete.

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 Fort Wayne 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 Fort Wayne?

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 Fort Wayne Public Works Department?

Office Address:
200 E. Berry St. Suite 470
Fort Wayne IN 46802
Dial 311 or 260-427-8311 from outside Allen County 

Email Us:
[email protected] 
Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. M-F

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