City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Large Item Pickup



   Oversized Items

Springfield residents are eligible to participate in the city’s free large item pickup collection. Also beginning April 1, 2019, a new prescheduled drop off option will be available as well.

 To participate in either option, Springfield residents can call Habitat for Humanity at 217.523.2710 or schedule online by clicking here. Whether registering for the program online or over the phone, residents will be asked what item(s) they have and, in return, will be given a collection date or a drop off date. All participants of the program requesting pickup are asked to place items curbside and to not place items curbside until 24hrs. before their scheduled pickup.

All eligible city residents qualify for free scheduled residential curbside pickup or drop of up to six (6) items per calendar year. Pick up/drop off can be divided into two (2) pickups/drop offs of three (3) items per scheduled pick up/drop off or one (1) scheduled pick up/drop off of up to six (6) items. Eligible items for pickup include:

Couches Chairs
Tables Appliances
Water heaters Window unit-AC
Mattresses Box Springs
Doors Shelving Units
Filing cabinets 5X10 rolls of carpet
Dressers Desks
Bed frames Grills
Lawnmowers Toilets
Basketball hoops Trampolines that have been broken down
Pool liners, poles, ladders, etc. that have been broken down  

Other options for getting rid of oversized items:

  • Sangamon Valley Landfill, 2565 Sandhill Rd., 528-9256. Accepts large amounts of solid waste, including remodeling and demolition debris as well as large items. Call for specific items, cost details and hours.
  • F & W Resources, 3327 Terminal Ave., 525-1206. Metal salvager. Call for specific items, cost details and hours.
  • Waste Management of Illinois' transfer station, 3000 E. Ash St. - Accepts large amounts of solid waste, including remodeling and demolition debris as well as large items. Also accepts large appliances without Freon and/or cooling units. Call for specific items, cost details and hours.
  • Mervis Iron, 1100 S. Ninth St. - Accepts and recycles large metal appliances without cooling units free of cost. A fee is charged for each unit that needs Freon removed. Call for specific items, cost details and hours.
  • If you have questions regarding items not listed please refer to the Room-to-Room Guide and/or call the Office of Public Works 217.789.2255