Spring and Fall Cleanup Days

The City of Pelham hosts two clean-up days each year. One is in the Spring, and the other is in the Fall. Below are the guidelines for Heavy Trash Day.


  • Have all items curbside by 6:00 a.m.
  • No item may weigh over 300 lbs or be over 6 ft long. Place items no further than 4 ft from the curb and away from overhead obstacles.


Refrigerators, Televisions, Freezers, Stoves, Washers, Dryers, Dishwashers, Hot Water Heaters, Tires, Oil, Batteries, Engine blocks, Window AC units, Riding Lawnmowers, Bug Spray, Paint cans with Liquid Paint. Excluded Waste means hazardous waste, radioactive, volatile, corrosive, highly flammable, explosive, biomedical, infectious, bio-hazardous, toxic or listed or characteristic Hazardous Waste as defined by federal, state, provincial or local law or any other regulated waste. No needles or medical waste accepted.


Grills (gas or propane tank removed), Push Lawnmowers (not riding, with gas tank removed), Paint Cans (see Special Handling) Furniture, Mattresses, Vacuum Cleaners, Auto Interior Parts, Picnic Tables, Dismantled Swing Sets, Bicycles, and General Debris.


Paint cans must be set aside from other heavy items for inspection. Tops of cans must be removed (tops can be set next to cans). Paint must be hardened or dry. Paint cans with liquid paint or not dry must be filled with cat litter.