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Fort Wayne Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

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

The City of Fort Wayne is in Indiana with Battle Creek to the north, Muncie to the south, Findlay to the east, and Chicago 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.

Fort Wayne Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit: http://www.acimap.us/trashdaylookup/

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

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 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.cityoffortwayne.org/bulk-items.html

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture
  • Non-freon appliances
  • Mattress & Boxspring (Must be completely wrapped in plastic)

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Concrete
  • Ammunition
  • Paint
  • Pesticides
  • Biomedical waste

Fort Wayne Junk Removal Services

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

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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 Schedule 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Fort Wayne?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.cityoffortwayne.org/bulk-items.html

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: http://www.acimap.us/trashdaylookup/

What time does trash collection start?

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

  • Trash should be bagged.
  • Fill your cart first.
  • If the cart is full, place no more than three bags out for collection.
  • Place trash and recycling carts three feet apart. 

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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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Fort Wayne 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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