BULKY ITEM COLLECTION

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- The Town collects bulky items Monday through Friday. BULK2

- Bulk item collection is for single-family and residential units only.  

- Residents shall call the Public Works Department at 336-838-0188 of bulk items to be collected by the Town of Wilkesboro. If no answer, please leave message with name, address and telephone number. 

- Weight limits and fees will apply to the collection of bulk goods. If a customer fills a truck with bulky items to such an extent that it requires a trip to the landfill, the customer will be required to pay for the tipping fee and mileage which will be assessed at the current rate. 

- Unacceptable bulky, unapproved electronics, or banned items will not be collected. The citizen must take to the landfill for disposal themselves.

- Approved electronics or large loads - please contact Public Works for appointment.

- After notification to Public Works, a truck will be delivered and, at the discretion of the Public Works Director, loaded by the resident. A service fee will be assessed as listed in a fee schedule approved by the Town Council. Each resident must complete and sign a Town of Wilkesboro Truck Policy Statement. Charges for collection will be invoiced by Public Works Department. 

- Non-residential illegal dumping or burning of bulky items is not permitted.

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What Bulky Items CAN be collected curbside?  
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checkmark Household furnishings & similar household items

checkmark Mattresses & box springs

checkmarkTelevision & Computer Equipment - must be dropped off at Public Works Department or by appointment only. 

checkmark Small household appliances

checkmark Large white goods, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers or dishwashers - make sure no children can gain access to appliances while awaiting collection. Penalty, see § 51.99

checkmark Lawn equipment such as mowers, trimmers, wheelbarrows - must remove gasoline.

checkmark Bicycles - tires must be removed.

checkmark Large glass items such as windows, doors, mirrors, plate glass - must have glass taped with an X so it will not shatter in the collection process. 

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 What Bulky Items CANNOTbe collected curbside?

Consult with Wilkes County Landfill by resident for disposal. 

x mark red  Commercial tree trimmers, lawn care care services, contractors, builders, etc. shall dispose of their own limbs, trees, leaves, shrubbery, underbrush, building materials & refuse before leaving their job sites. If not removed, the removal is the property owners responsibility to dispose of at the Wilkes County Landfill.

x mark red Any business items including appliances and equipment
x mark red Hazardous refuse or industrial waste
x mark red Building materials - must be removed by property owner or contractor
x mark red Items that are a consequence of a fire
x mark red Furnaces & central air conditioner units
x mark red Roof materials
x mark red Human or animal tissue
x mark red Ashes - hot or cold
x mark red Hypodermic syringes, needles or any items for injections that are not in a milk jug, coffee can or other container with a lid.
x mark red Wax or plastic coated corrugated sheets or boxes.
x mark red Batteries 
x mark red Tires 
x mark red Wood pallets 
x mark red Oxygen tanks and other medical equipment
x mark red Propane tanks or large oil tanks
x mark red Vehicle exterior and interior parts for automotive, campers, boats, camper shells, trailers, etc.
x mark red Items too large to fit on collection vehicle
x mark red Items that reasonably require more than 2 person to lift.
x mark red Any other items at the Public Works Director's discretion.