Big/Bulky Item Collection

The City of Lowell has partnered with Waste Management for the collection of bulky items* from eligible addresses, subject to the fee schedule below. Collections are scheduled by appointment only, and require payment over the phone [MC, VISA and Debit]. All items must be placed curbside on the date assigned by the contractor when the appointment is made. 

*PLEASE NOTE* No REFUNDS are provided, under any circumstance. All sales/purchase/charges are final.

Contact Information

  • For Mattresses and Box Springs contact UTEC: Schedule Online (preferred) or 978-856-3997
    Note: This service is not for clean outs, max of 5 items per service day.
  • For everything else (see full list below) contact Waste Management: 800-972-4545 or schedule online


Small, With FreonA/C, Dehumidifier, Water Cooler**$27
Large, With FreonRefrigerator, Freezer$27
Small, Without FreonMicrowave$24
Large, Without FreonWashing Machine, Dryer, Dishwasher, Water Heater$24

** Air conditioners and dehumidifiers are free for drop off at All-American Recycling in Fitchburg.

Televisions & Monitors 

Type of TVSize / FeaturesFee
TV, ConsoleBuilt in Cabinet$42
TV, Portable, SmallSmaller Than 26 Inch$42
TV, Portable, LargeLarger Than 26 Inch$42
TV, WidescreenLarge Flat Screen and Projection Screens$42

Bulky (Burnable) 

LargeMattress, Box Spring (Schedule Online) ALL sizes$30
MediumSofa, Recliner, Love Seat, Lounge Chair
Sleeper Couch, Carpeting (3 Feet Roll)
Vanity w/ sink, Fiberglass tub & surround
Futon (folding) mattress
SmallHeadboard, Crib, Desk, Table, Door
Bookcase, Wood Hutch, Entertainment Center
Wood bed frame, Child car seat
Baby Crib mattress

Metal Items 

LargeSwing Set, Trampoline (disassemble -no net)
Exercise Equipment, Treadmills, Bikes
MediumBicycle, Back-Board and Bikes
Ladder, Gas Grill (No Tank)
Cast Iron (sink / tub)
SmallPush Lawnmower (Fluids Drained)
Bed Frame/Rails


Porcelain fixtures (Toilet / sink)
Artificial Christmas Tree
Propane Tank (25#)$17
Tire (Passenger only and off-rim)$17
Consumer Electronics (e.g., VCR/DVD/DVR/Stereo)***
Computer Equipment (e.g. Tower/CPU, printer, scanner, fax)

*** Many consumer electronics are free for drop off. See our electronics page for more information.