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What items cannot be placed in a dumpster?

There are certain items that the dump will not accept. If these items are found in the dumpster our driver is tasked with disposing of them in the appropriate way. The fee for these items varies depending on the item and how difficult and/or dangerous it is to dispose of said item.

The following are $25 per item:

  • Tires
  • Televisions
  • Computers
  • Radios
  • Game consoles
  • Gas bottles
  • Fluorescent bulbs or light bulbs
  • Vehicle batteries
  • Roofing shingles (unless pre approved)
  • Household appliances such as but not limited to hot water heaters, dishwashers, refrigerators, conventional ovens, microwave ovens, washers, and dryers
  • Rock, ash, concrete, asphalt or dirt

The following items are more difficult and/or dangerous to dispose of and will result in higher fines:

  • Substances hazardous to health such as toxic or corrosive materials or liquids (weather or not in containers)
  • Cans, drums, or other containers of any kind (unless emptied and crushed and incapable of carrying any liquid)
  • Medical waste or biohazard items
  • Asbestos
  • Paint (in liquid form)
  • Animal carcasses
  • Tree trimmings, dirt and other yard waste
  • Ammunition or explosives of any kind