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October 18, 2023

City of Columbus Trash / Recycling Schedule


Trash Collection on Friday. During the week of an observed holiday, if your collection day falls on or after the holiday, your collection will be delayed one day. (Friday collections will be picked up on Saturday.)

City of Columbus Trash Schedule

Recycling (Blue cart)

Recycling on Thursday. Acceptable items:

  • Aluminum cups and aluminum or steel cans - and lids.
  • Flattened cardboard and pizza boxes (free of food and grease).
  • Plastic bottles/jugs/tubs(butter, yogurt, deli, ice cream, dipping).
  • Clear plastic cups, paper cups, newspaper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, computer paper, cereal and other dry food boxes and phone books.
  • Glass bottles and jars (remove lids).
  • Cartons and juice boxes.

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Bulk Items

No bulk items will be collected unless the resident schedules collection online through 311 or calls (614) 645-3111. Some large items cannot be thrown away because they are too big to fit in your trash container. Residents should contact the City's 311 Customer Service Center to schedule bulk items by calling 311 or (614) 645-3111, or online at our 311.

Bulk items include, but are not limited to:

  • Furniture
  • Carpet
  • Non-refrigerant appliances
  • Mattresses

To keep your Westborough community beautiful, we ask residents to please put carts back at the appropriate apartment by the end of the trash pick-up day. The Westborough Rules and Regulations will have most of the information you will need regarding your community, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you!