Bulk Item Pick-up or Drop-off

Bulk Items

"Bulk items" are any single item that is too large to fit in your garbage cart with the lid shut. There are some exclusions (see below).

Cost per Item

Bulk Items cost $10 each to dispose of, whether you have them picked up or you haul them yourself.

Scheduled Pick-up

  • To have bulk items collected at curbside, you must pay and arrange for pick-up of the item.
  • If you pay in person by 4:00 pm on Friday (or by Midnight Sunday if you pay online), pick-up will be scheduled for the following Monday.
  • When we are closed on Monday, pick-up will be on Tuesday.
  • Bulk items cannot be placed on the curb/street until 6:00 pm the night before the pick-up, or
  • Bulk Items may be placed on the curb/street the morning of pick-up prior to 7:00 am
  • Place your bulk item in the same area as your garbage cart, making sure you do not block the sidewalk. 
  • If you have a dumpster, you must place the item at the curb/street.
  • You can pay for pick-up at the Comptroller/Treasurer's Office, or 
  • Pay for Bulk Item Pickup Online.

More Information about Scheduled Pick-Up

Comptroller/Treasurer's Office
1515 Strongs Avenue,
Stevens Point, WI 54481
7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Mon. - Fri.

Bulk Items Self-Hauled to the Drop-off

  • Bulk items may also be taken (self-hauled) to the Stevens Point drop-off facility during regular hours. 
  • You will pay the attendant $10 for each item dropped off. 
  • The Drop-off Facility is located one block north of the entrance to Bukolt Park, in front of the City Garage at 100 Sixth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481.
  • Get More Information about the Drop-Off Facility

Bulk Item Exclusions

Visit our Garbage/Recycling Information page for more information, or Call Portage County Solid Waste (715) 343-6297 for proper disposal procedures and associated costs.

The following items can NOT be dropped off or picked up:

  • Appliances
  • Demolition material
  • Electronic waste
  • Hazardous waste
  • Household garbage (bagged)
  • Organs (the Musical Instruments)
  • Recyclables
  • Tires
  • Wet paint
  • Yard waste