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Bulk items

The Village offers a year-round bulk item collection and disposal program. Universal Solid Waste Tags are to be affixed to each item and placed next to your garbage cans for collection on the same day as your regular refuse collection - in accordance with the following schedule:

Under 50 lbs. & not to exceed 4’ Length x 4’ Wide = 1 Tag

  • Small sized furniture object
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Child’s toy
  • Tools
  • Bag or box of items

Over 50 lbs., Under 150 lbs. = 5 Tags

  • Hot water heaters under 75 gallons
  • Furniture items
  • Appliances

Under 150 pounds = 10 Tags

  • Hot water tanks over 75 gallons
  • Furniture items
  • Appliances


Mattresses and box/bed springs are required to be in a plastic mattress cover and taped securely shut.  Plastic mattress covers may be purchased at retail outlets such as Walmart, Lowes, Menards, Home Depot and storage unit facilities.