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

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

The City of Memphis is in Tennessee with Bartlett to the northeast, Batesville to the south, Nashville to the east, and Oklahoma City 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.

Memphis Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit:

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday no pick up, it will be moved to Friday, and the Friday pick up will be moved to Saturday.

Memphis Trash Collection Map

Memphis Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Bulky item piles are limited to half a cubic yard.
    Place bulky item piles within three (3) feet of the street.
  • Tree debris must be less than 5 ft in length and less than 13 inches in diameter.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Household Hazardous Waste, Construction and Demolition Debris, Tires.

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 Memphis 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 Memphis?

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 5 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Memphis Solid Waste Department?

Solid Waste Management Department
125 N. Main Street – Room #628
Memphis, TN 38103
Office: 901-636-6866

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