Large items are picked up on the second regular collection day.
Yard waste is collected every Wednesday. Place the yard waste in biodegradable paper bags or a designated yard waste container. When a holiday falls on a Wednesday the yard waste will be collected the following Wednesday. Yard waste WILL NOT be accepted in your blue recycle container. The 30 gallon blue recycle container is exclusively for SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING (glass, paper, plastic, cans, cardboard.
Household appliances are collected on the third Wednesday of the month.
Trash should be stored in watertight containers with handles and loose fitting lids. Do not place more than four containers out for collection. Containers should not be larger than 30 gallons or weighing more than 50 lbs.
If the trash collectors spill trash they will pick it up. If animals tear up the trash or improper container breaks it is the owners' responsibility.
Unacceptable items for trash pickup include refuse resulting from repair, excavation, or construction of buildings(sand, earth, lumber, brick, stone, mortar, plaster, roofing materials,plumbing fixtures, tires, hazardous wastes, appliances.
Do not place trash on curb later than 6 am on the day of collection or earlier than 7 pm the night before.
The trash collection truck will not return once it passes.
Trash should not be contained in paper bags, cardboard boxes or flimsy plastic bags.
When a Holiday falls on your recycle day during the week, recycling will be picked up on Wednesday of that week. Your trash will be picked up on your next scheduled trash day. If the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday is observed on Monday. Trash will not be collected on the following holidays:
- Tuesday, January 1, 2013: New Year's Day
- Friday, March 29, 2013 Good Friday
- Monday, May 27, 2013: Memorial Day
- Friday, June 14, 2013: Flag Day
- Thursday, July 4, 2013: Independence Day
- Monday, September 2, 2013: Labor Day
- Tuesday, November 5, 2013: Election Day
- Thursday, November 28, 2013: Thanksgiving
- Friday, November 29, 2013: Day after Thanksgiving
- Wednesday, December 25, 2013: Christmas
For questions about trash collection, please call the Public Works Department at (610) 277-4103.