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Special Collection Information

The Town currently provides a special collection for yard waste, appliances, furniture, and other miscellaneous items.

The Town of Denton Public Works Department wants to remind all Town residents about the special collection program.

Residents must call the Town Office by noon on Tuesday to schedule for a Wednesday pickup. Call (410) 479-2050 to make pick-up arrangements or leave a message after regular business hours.

Items that WILL be picked up for free:

Special collection trash pick-up tickets may be purchased at the Town Office for $5.00.
***For health reasons - all mattress & box springs are required to be completely sealed in plastic. Standard size plastic bedding bags are now available for sale through the Finance Dept. and can also be purchased when buying your special collection pick-up tickets.  Staff may also require other furniture to be wrapped and sealed in plastic.
Tickets must be purchased by noon on Tuesday for Wednesday pick up for the following special collection items:

Appliances
Metals
Furniture
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer - doors removed
  • Electronics
  • Fans
  • Freezer - emptied with doors removed - No Freon
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator - emptied with doors removed - No Freon
  • Sewing machines
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Washer - door removed
  • Antenna
  • Grills (no tank)
  • Bicycle
  • Bed frame
  • Lawn mower frames
  • Metal trash can
  • Rims for tires
  • Miscellaneous metal pieces and wire
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Wheel chair
  • Area rugs (no larger than 10'x10')
  • Bed boards
  • Box springs***
  • Chair***
  • Couch***
  • Desk
  • Dresser
  • Hutch
  • Lamp
  • Love seat***
  • Mattress ***
  • Dresser mirror
  • Plastic toys
  • Picnic table
  • Shelves
  • Stands
  • Table
  • Umbrella
  • Wicker

Items that WILL NOT be picked up:

  • Air conditioners
  • Antifreeze
  • Asbestos
  • Automobile parts
  • Basketball - Portable BB units
  • Bathtubs
  • Batteries (auto/lawn mower)
  • Carpet
  • Concrete
  • Construction or demolition debris
  • Doors
  • Drywall
  • Explosives
  • Glass
  • Hazardous waste or substances
  • Heaters
  • Hot water heaters
  • Lumber/boards
  • Mirrors
  • Motor oil
  • Oil cans
  • Paint cans with anything in them
  • Paneling/plywood/wafer board
  • Pool Covers
  • Rugs (nothing larger than 10'x10')
  • Shelving
  • Shingles
  • Siding (aluminum, wood, vinyl)
  • Sinks
  • Tires
  • Toilets

 Denton Public Works reserves the right to deny collection of items not meeting the above criteria or properly sorted.

Town of Denton Department of Public Works, 650 Legion Road, Denton MD 21629 Phone: 410-479-5446 Fax: 410-479-5447

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