Household Responsibilities for Refuse Collection
The City of Wilmington maintains an Ohio EPA regulated Class IV composting site for use by Wilmington residents. Residents may bring yard waste loads containing no other trash or debris to our facility.
As part of its service, the City will, also collect;
These items MUST be placed in paper yard waste bags which are purchased from the City of Wilmington.
The City will not pick up any other type of bag from any other retailer.
Christmas trees will be collected at no charge when placed in your normal trash location area. Weather permitting, this is normally done during the first two weeks of January.
Bulky Items and Special Pickups
You MUST schedule a bulk pick-up with the landfill staff by calling 937-382-6474 between 7:00am-3:00pm. If you do not schedule a bulk pick-up with the office, your item will not be removed.
The City will provide collection of large, bulky household items such as mattresses, furniture, carpet and appliances with the exception of;
This bulky item pickup service is provided for those residents who occasionally have one of these items and is limited to the collection of three (3) bulky items per year, not for large quantities such as when a resident or renter moves or cleans up a property. After three (3) bulk items, there will be an additional charge of $15 per item, or a yardage charge will be assessed for multiple items.
When a large volume is involved, all such items must be hauled to the Wilmington Landfill by the property owner or tenant.
Carpet collected at curbside must be;
The collection of up to 10 rolls of carpet will be considered one (1) bulk item.
In an effort to make recycling more convenient to all of Wilmington’s residents, a
voluntary curbside recycling program has been implemented using larger toters.
The City of Wilmington’s Commercial Curbside recycling program is designed to make recycling more convenient for all Wilmington Businesses and Multi-family dwellings. To request a recycling container, please contact the Sanitation Department at 937-382-6474 or you can pick one up at 397 South Nelson Avenue Monday through Friday from 7am-3pm.
Regular waste collection service and special pickup does not include;
For information on disposal of these items, please call the Wilmington Landfill at 382-6474.
If your refuse pick-up day falls on a holiday, it will be collected the next business day.
Holiday pickup schedules are published in the Wilmington News Journal and are broadcast on the government access channel (Channel 15 for Time Warner subscribers). If your refuse pick-up day falls on a holiday, it will be collected the next business day.
If you have further questions regarding holiday trash pickup scheduling, please contact the Landfill at 382-6474
For additional information on waste disposal, please call 382-6474.