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On Wednesday, August 15, the Streets Division will begin collecting curbside items in the downtown student moving days area beginning at 4a.m.

Crews will be emptying the refuse and recycling carts, and collecting items large items, such as furniture.

Residents moving out of and into apartments downtown are strongly encouraged to follow the collection guidelines outlined on the Streets Division’s moving days website.

Following collection guidelines keeps our workers safe and makes our collections faster.

Streets Division staff will continue monitoring the volume of material set to the curb in the moving days area. On Thursday, August 16, crews will start collections of refuse and recycling carts, and large items at their regularly scheduled start time of 7am. On Friday, August 17, depending on the volume of material at the curb, crews will be assigned to the moving day area again starting at 7am to continue collection of refuse and recycling carts, and large items.

For more information, visit the moving days website,, or watch the moving days video on YouTube, or read the previous moving days releases, or consult the Recyclopedia, or call the Streets Division offices. For residences east of South Park Street, including the isthmus, call 608-246-4532 and residences west of South Park Street should call 608-266-4681.