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Bulky Trash Collection

Bulky Trash Collection is provided by appointment only. To request Bulky Trash collection, residents must call Bates Trucking at (301) 773-2069 by Tuesday, no later than 2:00 p.m. to have bulk trash picked-up on Wednesday.

This service is free of charge, however, there is a three (3) item limit.

If the homeowner fails to place items at the curb by 6:30 a.m. on the scheduled collection day and the items are not picked up, the homeowner will have to reschedule for collection the following week.

If there are too many items to be disposed of, residents may contact the City of Seat Pleasant Public Works Department at (301) 336-2600 for an estimate to remove bulk trash.

Acceptable Materials

  • Furniture and refrigerators
    (Remove doors, for safety reasons, from all appliances)
  • Washing machines and dryers
  • Hot water heaters and lawn mowers
    (Remove the gas tank and drain the oil from lawn mowers)
  • Other large materials generated in the household that are not picked up by refuse collection
  • Vehicle Tires (Limit 4, No Truck Tires)

Unacceptable Materials

  • Construction and demolition debris
  • Stumps and logs
  • Skids and pallets
  • Drums, tanks, kegs and barrels (plastic and metal) greater than 55 gallons in size unless the sides are removed and the vessel flattened prior to collection
  • Hazardous and bio-hazardous medical waste
  • Compressed cylinders of any size, shape or condition
  • Asbestos
  • Liquids, including paint, sewage and septic waste 
  • Radioactive material
  • Animal carcasses
  • Automobiles or auto parts
  • Chemical and/or petroleum cleanup waste
  • Plastic packing materials and plastic sheeting
  • Soil, rocks, grubbing material and spoil
  • Ash
  • Shingles, roofing materials
  • Fencing/Sheds/Gazebos
  • Riding lawnmowers 
  • Mirrors
  • Windows
  • Glass
  • Wood (unless it is a piece of furniture)


Seat Pleasant • 6301 Addison Rd. • Seat Pleasant, MD 20743 • (301)336-2600
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