Free Appliance Bulky Item Drop Off Site

bulky-trash-truckOld furniture, mattresses and appliances. The City of Omaha Keep Omaha Beautiful campaign is coming to the ECC area. Mark you calendar for Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to drop off for free, big bulky items at Standing Bear Elementary parking lot. 

Per City Website
Examples of Accepted/Common Items 

  • Furniture (couches, chairs, mattresses, etc.)
  • Carpet
  • Auto parts
  • Tires and lead-acid batteries (at designated locations)
  • Appliances (at designated locations)
  • Swing sets
  • Bicycles and tricycles
  • Lumber
  • Drywall
  • Empty cans, pails, and buckets
  • Railroad Ties must be cut into 1 foot pieces for disposal (no site will accept full-size railroad ties)

Prohibited Items 

  • Rocks and concrete
  • Household garbage (putrescible waste) – put out with your normal trash collection.
  • Dead animals, fecal material, and animal bedding
  • Full-size railroad ties — The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) has published a guide for disposal. To view the guide, click here. Contact the NDEQ for additional information at (877) 253-2603.
  • Household Hazardous wastes including, but not limited to:  Auto fluids (gas, oil, grease, and anti-freeze), Paint, turpentine & lawn chemicals. Visit “Under the Sink” for proper disposal information

Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Site

Called “UnderTheSink,” the free city of Omaha-sponsored program is available for residents in Douglas and Sarpy Counties. Proof of residency is required.

The free drop off facility located at 4001 South 120th Street accepts rechargeable batteries, paint, auto fluids, gas, oil, grease, anti-freeze, fluorescent bulbs and household chemicals. See full list of what’s allowed to dispose of – what’s not.

Phone: 402-444-7465 for more info.

The facility’s normal hours of operation are:

Click here for holiday hours.

9AM  –  4:45PM
Drop-offs Accepted and ReStore Open
9AM  –  6:15PM
Drop-offs Accepted and ReStore Open
9AM  –  4:45PM
Drop-offs Accepted and ReStore Open
Drop-offs Accepted by Appointment and ReStore Open

Under the Sink does not accept prescription drugs, tires, appliances, electronics, nor fire extinguishers.