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Do'sDo's and Don'ts 3

  • Place your garbage, yard waste, blue bag recycling and brush at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on your collection day and remove empty containers no later than 7 p.m. on your collection day.
  • All broken glass should be wrapped in newspaper, bagged for safety and placed inside rollout containers only.
  • Place your furniture and other bulky items at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on your collection day.
  • Break down all cardboard boxes.                               Do's and Don'ts 1
  • Separate yard waste from household waste.
  • Bag all trash in your rollout container.
  • Place yard clippings in brown biodegradable bags and have out on your collection day by 7 a.m.
  • Cut brush into 6-8 ft lengths and stack neatly at curbside.
  • Place containers in correct positions. (see container for instructions)
  • If you have multiple containers, please place them 5ft apart.

Don'ts 

  • Don't use plastic bags to hold your yard clippings. Place all yard clippings in brown biodegradable bags.Do's and Don'ts 2
  • Don't use cardboard boxes for yard waste or household waste.
  • Don't leave your garbage on or in front of vacant lots for pick up. Garbage is only picked up at properties approved for occupancy.
  • Don't stack garbage and yard waste beside mailboxes, near water or gas meters, close to cars, or under low hanging tree limbs or utility wires.
  • Don't place medical waste in garbage containers or curbside for pick-up.
  • Don't leave vehicle parts curbside for collection-(Contact your local scrap dealer for disposal).
  • Don't block streets or alleys.
  • Don't put paint, rocks, dirt, oil, or yard waste in your container(s).
  • Don't place private cans at curbside.
  • Don't place contruction materials at curbside.
  • Don't place yard waste in Buck-A-Bag tagged bags.
  • Don't place glass, Styrofoam, or  non-recyclable household waste in your blue recycling bag(s).
Last updated: 11/20/2013 8:27:03 AM