Free Bulk Trash Drop Off Day

Bulk trash at the curb ready to be collected
City residents can drop off bulk trash to Republic Services (3432 Gembrit Circle) for free four times per year. You can drop off up to 7.5 cubic yards of the same materials accepted through the quarterly curbside bulk trash program. Proof of residency in the City of Kalamazoo is required.


  • Larger items such as: Furniture, toys, bicycles, appliances*, home fixtures and any other items as long as they are considered non-hazardous.
  • Building materials, doors, Sections of fencing
  • Latex Paints – **Paint must be dried up in containers (used sawdust, kitty litter or just leave the can open for a few days.
  • Wheel rims and small car parts

Not Accepted:

  • Concrete
  • Large pieces of Metal
  • Yard Waste - **Yard Waste is not part of this program but will be accepted for a fee at current transfer station rates.
  • Liquid Waste or Hazardous Waste
  • Tires (Tires may be accepted if they are cut up in flat pieces)
  • Tires on Rims
  • Non-Latex Paints & varnishes
  • Motor Oil & Solvents
  • Any batteries
  • Regulated Medical Waste
  • Large car parts such as: Engine blocks, bodies, oversize hoods & doors
  • Building demolition: While we will take certain amounts of construction debris, we will not be able to accept large volumes such as: Garage or House demolition that would normally require a construction style dumpster.
  • Appliances that contain Freon, such as: Refrigerators & Air Conditioners* These items can be accepted if the Freon is removed and the appliance is “tagged” by a licensed facility that the Freon is removed.


  • Wednesday, April 05, 2023 | 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • Saturday, April 08, 2023 | 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2023 | 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • Saturday, October 21, 2023 | 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 03, 2024 | 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • Saturday, April 06, 2024 | 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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