Large item collection begins May 16 in La Crosse

LA CROSSE (WKBT) – Large item collection begins in the city of La Crosse Monday, May 16 and will run until Friday, May 27.

There will be one collection per recycling collection day. The city says items shall not be set out more than 12 hours before collection Property owners are responsible for removal of extra items left out once pickup is complete. Each pickup is limited to five items and their counterparts (a table and four chairs is considered one item). Electronics and appliances will not be taken. Items cannot exceed 300 lbs.

Items need to be placed at your regular recycling collection point, otherwise they will not be collected. If you have mattresses and box springs, they should be kept separate from other large items as they will be picked up by a different truck and recycled.

When rain is in the forecast, the city asks that residents cover mattresses and box springs so they remain dry.

If you have questions on specific items, you can got to the City of La Crosse online, or contact Harter’s Quick Clean-Up at 608-782-2082.

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