Est Nov 13, 1857DOCUMENTS/PLANS
REFUSE AND RECYCLING SPECIFICATIONS
Refuse and Recycling is placed at the curb after 6 pm on Sunday night for Monday pickup.
There is a limit of
6—21 gallon trash containers/bags or 75 lbs.
Recyclable Items - UNLIMITED AMOUNT of recyclables can be placed together in an open container. No sorting required!
DO NOT PLACE RECYCLABLES IN PLASTIC BAGS.
food and beverage containers with food debris removed to include aluminum
foil and pie baking tins. Labels do not need to be removed.||Glass food and beverage containers with lids and food debris removed: Clear, Brown Green. Labels do not have to be removed.||Natural and pigmented plastic narrow-neck containers with symbols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (milk bottles, water bottles, detergent bottles, shampoo bottles, bleach bottles, etc). Lids and food debris removed. Labels do not have to be removed.||Ferrous (Iron, steel, tin) cans with food debris removed. Labels do not need to be removed.||Newsprint - black and white or pigmented. DO NOT PLACE IN PLASTIC BAGS!||Construction paper, kraft paper & gift wrapping paper (folded).||Fiber-board such as cereal boxes, shoe boxes, or similar.||Printer paper, computer paper, copy paper||Junk Mail, magazines, catalogs and phone books.||Corrugated cardboard broken down.||Empty gable-top milk and juice containers (quick rinse please).|
Items not recycled:
Wax coated paper or cardboard, Food debris, PLASTIC BAGS (RECYCLE AT GROCERY STORE), batteries, Styrofoam, Light bulbs, Mirrors, window or auto glass, Porcelain, Ceramics, Glass cookware/bake ware, Microwave oven trays, Drinking glasses, Perfume/cologne bottles, Wood or Yard Waste (TAKE TO EMMAUS YARD WASTE SITE), Unnumbered plastics, Coat hangers, Wire, Appliances, Hazardous or toxic substances, Aerosol cans.
One large item may be placed each week for pickup. A large item is a stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer, hot water heater, washer and dryer, microwave or small appliance, furniture, or bicycles. All refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers and air conditioners must have the refrigerant removed and tagged prior to collection.
TIRES, TVs AND COMPUTERS are no longer picked up by the trash hauler
Visit www.recycleoftenrecycleright.com for more recycling information.