Bulky Waste & white goods Collection

Capitol Waste Services picks up bulky waste & white goods at the curb by appointment. Call Capitol Waste Services at (617) 569-1718 to make an appointment.


Not Acceptable Items: all types of construction debris.

  • Sinks
  • Cabinets (kitchen & bathroom)
  • Vanities
  • Shower Doors
  • Doors (any type)
  • Windows
  • Shutters
  • Flooring
  • Wood (unless it’s a broken-down piece of Furniture)
  • Screens
  • Sheet rock
  • Toilets
  • Counter tops
  • Fencing
  • Wall-to-wall Rugs (no bindings, stapled to floors)
  • Bricks

The items above are some but not all of what would be considered construction debris.


Acceptable items: A maximum of 3 items per household will be collected. Examples of bulky waste include:

  • Sofas
  • Stuffed chairs
  • Area Rugs



Acceptable items: A maximum of 3 items per household will be collected. Examples of white goods include:

  • White goods (washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, water heater, etc.)
  • Televisions
  • Computer monitors
  • Air conditioners
  • Large metal items (grill, microwave oven, aluminum lawn chair, swing set, bicycle, file cabinet, etc.)

Staples and Best Buy accept an assortment of electronics for recycling. For details on the Staples program, visit: http://tinyurl.com/jkxx56b and for the Best Buy program, visit: http://tinyurl.com/7rc9csh.

REMEMBER TO REUSE or DONATE: Please don’t discard useable household items, furniture, bikes, or appliances. We encourage you to donate your bulky items through charitable organizations and thrift stores.

See Mattresses/ Box Springs Pickup, for how to schedule an appointment for curbside collection of a mattress or box spring.


Contact Information

Department of Facilities and Fleet Management
(508) 979-1520
questions about curbside recycling, curbside solid waste and drop-off recycling, missing and damaged carts, ordering extra recycling carts
Capitol Waste Services
(617) 569-1718
questions about the curbside solid waste collection, curbside recycling, bulky waste appointments, brush appointments, yard waste pickup, and missed stops