Bulk Waste & Special Services

Bulk Waste Pop-up Events

The City of Hyattsville hosts occasional bulk waste pop-up events for residents to dispose of bulk trash items. The next bulk waste pop-up day is scheduled for Saturday, December 10, from 10 AM - 1 PM or until containers reach capacity. Residents can bring bulk trash to dumpsters at the Department of Public Works Operations Center, 4633 Arundel Place.

Acceptable items include bagged trash, furniture, empty lawn equipment, dry paint cans, and household goods. Construction debris, hazardous waste, and landscaping elements such as gravel, soil, or concrete edging will not be collected. These items must be disposed of properly by the resident or a contractor.

To receive notification of the next Bulk Trash Pop-up, sign up for City notices.

Bulk Waste Pick-Up Service

Hyattsville residents may also schedule Bulk trash pick-ups from their residences. Pick-ups occur on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Pickups must be scheduled in advance and are limited to 25 households a day. 

NOVEMBER 2022 UPDATE: The City is suspending bulk waste & large appliance residential pick-ups while staff transition to support leaf collection and snow removal services. No new appointments can be scheduled, but previously confirmed pickups will be honored. Bulk waste pick-ups are expected to resume in the early spring 2023.

Guidelines for bulk trash pickup are:

  • Households are limited to no more than four items per pickup. For example; one mattress, one box spring, and two chairs.
  • Items must be placed curbside no earlier than 6 p.m. the evening before pickup. Items that are left curbside more than one day prior may result in a fine and/or citation.
  • Each address is allowed four bulk trash pickups per year.

White Goods

NOVEMBER 2022 UPDATE: White good appliance pickups are temporarily suspended to allow staff to support leaf collections and winter snow removal services. White goods include air conditioners, freezers, refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, water heaters, and dishwashers.

The City encourages residents to donate large white good appliances in working condition to local non-profits or re-use centers. Items that are not in working condition can be taken to the Prince George's County Landfill Station in Upper Malboro at 11611 White House Road. 

Hazardous Waste

Motor Oil and Antifreeze
Residents can help protect the City’s environment by collecting used motor oil and antifreeze separately and bringing them to the Department of Public Works Operations Center. The City has designated tanks for each of the liquids and will dispose of them properly. Gasoline, solvents, brake fluid, oil mixtures, refrigeration oil or vegetable oil. is not accepted.

The DPW Operations Center is located at 4633 Arundel Place. It is open Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. It is closed to the public at all other times.

Other Hazardous Waste
Prince George's County operates a Household Hazardous Waste Acceptance Site, co-located at the Brown Station Landfill in Upper Marlboro at 11611 White House Road. For more information and a full list of hazardous materials accepted, please visit the Brown Station Landfill web page.

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