Columbia Large Item Curbside Removal

Columbia Large Item Curbside Removal Schedule and Information


The City of Columbia offers large item curbside removal four times per year.

2017 Removal Dates


  • February 21 (Tuesday)
  • May 30 (Tuesday)
  • September 5 (Tuesday)
  • November 28 (Tuesday)
A maximum of five (5) large items are allowed. No trash stickers are needed for the first two (2) large items. The next three (3) large items will need three (3) $1.00 *trash stickers attached to each item.

*Stickers are sold at Schnucks, Columbia Market, Ace Hardware of Columbia and the Clerk’s Office at City Hall.

LARGE ITEMS ALLOWED
  • Appliances (Doors, compressors, and electric motors must be removed from appliances. Compressors and electric motors may then be discarded in the regular trash)
  • Barbecue/gas grills (no propane tanks allowed)
  • Furniture
  • Hot water heaters
  • Mattresses
  • Box springs
  • Microwaves
  • Treadmills (no need to remove motors)
  • Swing sets (have to be disassembled and no concrete attached to bottom of the legs)
  • Power washers (drain fluids and remove tires)
  • Push lawn mowers (drain fluids and remove tires)
  • Window AC units
  • Wheelchairs/motorized wheelchairs

LARGE ITEMS NOT ALLOWED:  
         
         
 Construction materials (i.e. glass, carpeting, wood, doors, paneling, drywall, windows, shutters, siding, concrete, 
                porcelain fixtures, bath tubs, toilets, cabinets, counter tops, sinks)
 
           Electronic Products (Televisions, monitors, printers, etc.)

  • Landscape waste • Tires
  • Rugs • Mirrors
  • Hot tubs • Riding lawn mowers
  • Gas and propane tanks • Organs
  • Pianos • Pool tables
  • Swimming pools • Portable basketball hoops
  • Arcade games • Camper shells
Please consider recycling all electronics, computers, flat screen TVs & monitors, appliances, batteries (includes grass trimmer batteries), hot water heaters, lawn & exercise equipment & more (items with a motor or electrical cord) at the City of Columbia monthly collection site located at:

Department of Public Works Parking Lot, 110 W. Sand Bank Road, Columbia, IL

*The drop off is the second Saturday of the month 8am – 12noon 
TUBE TVS AND CRT MONITORS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.
DROP-OFFS ARE PROHIBITED BEFORE 8am and after 12noon


Questions? Call the City Clerk’s Office at 281-7144, ext. 100.