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.
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
Liquids, including paint, sewage and septic waste
Automobiles or auto parts
Chemical and/or petroleum cleanup waste
Plastic packing materials and plastic sheeting
Soil, rocks, grubbing material and spoil
Shingles, roofing materials
Wood (unless it is a piece of furniture)