Bulk Item Collection

Bulk items or large items that do not fit in the refuse cart can be collected curbside for residents, Please see directions below for scheduling and paying for the collection.  Appliances and electronics can also be collected curbside by Pellitteri Waste Systems, Guy-Girl and a Truck, or File 13 E-Waste Solutions or taken to appliance and electronic retail stores that may also offer recycling.  

Available contractors for curbside pickups 

Residents that wish to have items picked up curbside must prearrange and pay for the collection through one of the following companies: Pellitteri waste Systems (608-257-4285), J-Dog Junk Removal (608-765-5364), 1-800-GOT-JUNK, JUNK KING (1-888-888-JUNK), Guy-Girl and a Truck (608-209-5977 or 608-209-0928), or College Hunks (1-888-689-5999). The hired contrctor will then dispose of the collected items. This service will be limited to items such as furniture, mattresses, box springs, toilets, desks, doors, etc. Residents in apartment buildings or other commercial properties that are not included in the city contract for curbside collections can also use the company that provides their dumpsters (rather than Pellitteri).
Per city ordinance the material may be set at the curb no earlier than noon the day before collection. Call the Public Works Department at 608-837-3050 for further information.

Do It Yourself

To haul bulk/large items yourself, you can use the following landfills:
  • Dane County Landfill
    7102 Highway 12 and 18
    Ph: 608-838-9555
    Call for pricing
  • Mad/Prairie Landfill
    6002 Nelson Road
    Ph: 608-837-9031
    The take construction debris and other materials. There is a one ton minimum charge, call for exact pricing.

Alternative Locations

If you are recycling conscious, some alternatives are:
  • Restore (Habitat for Humanity)
    Ph: 608-661-2813
    They take reusable items such as cabinets, flooring, windows, electrical, appliances, doors, plumbing, etc. (They also offer pick-up services if necessary)
  • Goodwill
    2111 McCoy Road
    Sun Prairie, WI 53590
    Ph: 608-318-5560
    They take items that are in good, reusable condition
  • Savers
    2002 Zeier Road
    Madison, WI 53704
    Ph: 608-441-1380
    They take items that are in good, reusable condition
  • Salvation Army
    630 E. Washington Ave.
    Madison, WI 53703
    Ph: 608-256-2321
    They take items that are in good, reusable condition
  • St. Vinny's
    1100 W. Main St
    Sun Prairie, WI 53590
    Ph: 608-837-4500
    They take items that are in good, reusable condition