Got bulky waste taking up space around the house? Well, now\u2019s the time to get rid of it. The town\u2019s highway department plans to launch its Bulky Waste Pickup Program Monday, April 4 as long as Mother Nature cooperates. The program will run through the end of September with collections scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays According to the town\u2019s website, residents should be aware that the service is by appointment only and availability fills up quickly. \u201cPlease have all your waste disposal items at the curb in an orderly fashion by 7:00 a.m. on the date of your appointment,\u201d a press release said. \u201cYour items must be easily accessible to town equipment and personnel.\u201d This is a service hauls things that residents cannot otherwise dispose. Each residence will receive only one pickup per household per year, and there is no charge for the service. Gas grills and branches Acceptable items include: Sofas, chairs, refrigerators (doors removed), rugs, rug pads, mattresses, dishwashers, washing machines, gas grills, lawn mowers, bicycles, and branches\/brush. Branches, brush and metal do not need to be tied, but they must be cut to four feet lengths and stacked neatly at the curb. Metal, brush and wood must be separated into their own respective piles. The rejects The town will not collect materials such as household trash and hazardous materials, like oil based paint. Other unaccepted items include: motor oil, pesticides, and recyclables. Demolition materials, like ceramic tile, toilets, asphalt shingles, sheetrock, insulation, concrete or stone, will also be rejected if left out. The highway department can dispose of these items but only after a $12 ticket is purchased. A ticket will only cover 125 pounds of demolition materials. No dead animals, explosives Other items that the highway department will not collect during the program are vehicles, tires, propane tanks, explosives, dead animals, and pieces of wood or metal that are over four feet \u00a0long, or greater than six inches in diameter. \u201cIf your discard pile is a disorderly, thrown together \u2018mess,\u2019 or is inaccessible, you will be bypassed, and you will forfeit your opportunity for this year,\u201d the press release said. For an appointment, call 203-452-5070 or 203-452-5071.