Worn out furniture, refrigerators, mattresses, box springs, stoves, water heaters etc. will be collected during a specific period each year at no cost to city residents. Collection weeks will be in the spring of each year with notice being given to the public through the news media prior to the scheduled time. Throughout the remainder of the year, these items will be collected on a call in basis. Residents may schedule a pick up by calling the solid waste, 919-734-8674.