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Extra Pick-up Days is the time to place items that do not fit in your trash cart at the curb to dispose of them. These extra pick-ups come at no additional charge for residents, but there are some restrictions. Please see a list of acceptable items below.


Please place small items in trash bags, (50lbs or less and not in reusable containers or cardboard boxes) neatly at your curbside. Violators may be ticketed.


Whether your normal pickup day is Thursday or Friday, all extra pick-up items must be at the curbside by THURSDAY 6:00 am regardless of your normal service day. They will make one trip through the Town, so all items must be out by 6:00 a.m. on Thursday. If Pellitteri is unable to finish all residents on Thursday, the event will continue into Friday.

2024 Extra Pick-Up: June 13th & October 10th

Acceptable Items

  • Basketball hoops (only if dismantled to less than 5ft sections, backboards separate, bases separate without sand or water in them, no concrete)

  • Bed frames & box springs (only if placed in a sealed, waterproof storage bag)

  • Charcoal & gas grills (no propane tanks and no ashes/charcoal)

  • Dry carpet & padding (rolled & tied for one person to handle)

  • Furniture items - chairs, couches, headboards, footboards, lamps, recliners, sofas, tables, etc.

  •  Household trash items - clothing, dishes, toys (no batteries), etc.

  • Mattresses (only if placed in a sealed, waterproof storage bag)

  • Small fish tanks or aquariums (less than 40 gallons, empty, no fluorescent lights)

  • Small lawn mowers & snow blowers (gas & oil must be removed)

  • Swing sets (must be dismantled with nails/screws pounded in for safety)

Non-Acceptable Items*

  • 55-gallon drums

  • Appliances (air conditioners, dehumidifiers, dishwashers, dryers, freezers, microwaves, refrigerators, stoves/ovens, washers, water heaters & water softeners, etc.)

  • Batteries (including lead-acid & lithium-ion) — See Safety Notice Below

  • Building, demolition, & roofing materials, including windows

  • Cardboard (please recycle with your every-other-week cart service)

  • Computers & computer monitors

  • Concrete, brick, dirt pieces, etc. 

  • Dirt pieces

  • Oil or propane tanks

  • Pesticides, chemicals, paint, thinners, etc. 

  • Pianos

  • Recyclables that normally go in your cart (see list)

  • Televisions & electronics

  • Vehicle engine blocks & vehicle parts, including tires

  • Yard waste & brush

*Some not acceptable items can be pre-arranged for pick-up with Pellitteri Waste Systems for a fee.

For questions or issues regarding trash or recycling pick-up, please contact Pellitteri directly: (608) 257-4285

Important Safety Notice on Batteries 
Please do NOT put batteries—or any devices containing batteries—in your trash or recycling containers. They can start fires. If you need to charge a device, it has a battery. Don't throw it out. Take it to a drop-off site. Check your local Clean Sweep location, battery store or for a nearby drop-off site. Please remove all batteries from items you set out for the annual curbside clean-ups.


View this short video on the dangers of batteries and propane tanks.

Learn more about safe disposal in Pellitteri's Op-Ed piece here.

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