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Construction Debris

Dispose of your trash and construction debris legally.

There are legal sites in Philadelphia to recycle or dump your trash and construction debris. Please take your oversized items to Sanitation Convenience Centers or to a private facility. 

Oversized Trash & Construction Debris

Small contractors and individuals using pickup trucks may take trash to the following facilities to dispose of materials legally for a fee:

Republic Services Transfer 
& Recycling Center

Richard Burns, Co.



2904 S. Delaware Avenue
Cash Customers, 7am-3pm
Open 24hrs/7days


Bath and Orthodox Sts.
6:00am - 6:30pm, Monday-Friday
6:00am - 11:30am, Saturday


4300 Rising Sun Avenue
6:00am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday
7:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday


58th and Woodland Avenue
6:00am - 3:00pm, Monday-Friday
6:00am - 12:00pm, Saturday




The Bagster

Residents can also purchase a Bagster from home improvement retailers such as Lowes and Home Depot. The Bagster® bag is strong enough to hold up to 3,300 lb of debris and has a capacity of 3 cubic yards or 606 gallons. It can be filled with general household waste as well as construction debris of all shapes and sizes.

For additional information about recycling, check your Business-to-Business Yellow Pages for names of recyclers. You can also call 3-1-1 for information on recycling other materials. The City of Philadelphia is providing this list only as a service and does not endorse any of the companies.