City of Fort Wayne announces updated bulk collection rules

(Charlie Paullin & Virginia Mercury)
Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 4:01 PM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The City of Fort Wayne’s Solid Waste Department gave an update regarding garbage bulk collection procedures.

City officials say that any resident who would like to have up to three bulk items collected will have to schedule a pick-up at least two business days prior to their regularly scheduled garbage day.

Officials say the updated procedure includes a list of items that can or cannot be picked up. The list says that items such as furniture, mattresses and box springs (only if they are wrapped in plastic), and non-freon appliances are accepted. The also say that tires, any appliances containing freon, like fridges and freezers, along with remodeling debris, are not accepted for pick up.

City officials encourage you to visit their website or call 311 if you would like to schedule a pick up.