Milford bulk trash pickup starts in September: See schedule

Milford’s bulk waste pickup program for the fall of 2016 will begin in September, with pickups taking place on Mondays.

All homeowners are asked to honor the schedule and not place bulk waste at the curb any sooner than the Saturday prior to their scheduled pickup, city officials said. All items are to be at the curb by 6 a.m. on the scheduled pickup date.

Homeowners must properly prepare and separate the bulk waste. Metal must be separated from burnable items. Yard waste should be placed in disposable containers or bags. Brush and wood must be cut to four-foot lengths and tied in bundles.

No more than four passenger car tires may be included in the items set out for collection.  Where possible, similar items should be placed together in containers, which the homeowner wishes to discard. All acceptable items placed at the curb will be taken, including containers.

Certain items are prohibited from the bulk waste pickup program and will not be picked up. They include: Batteries, commercial items, logs and stumps, concrete or cement, any item requiring more than two men to pick up, hazardous waste, liquid waste, oil based paint, motor oil, propane tanks, grass clippings and sheetrock and demolition material.

Sheetrock and demolition must be brought to Waste Conversion, 211 Old Gate Lane, Milford.

The following is the bulk trash pickup schedule.

If your garbage day is Monday, your bulk pickup is Sept. 12.

If your garbage day is Tuesday, your bulk pickup is Sept. 19

If your garbage day is Thursday, your bulk pickup is Sept. 26.

If your garbage day is Friday, your bulk pickup is Oct. 3.