Residential Services—Trash/Waste & Recycle Tote Carts

General Info

Customer is responsible for stolen or vandalized tote carts. Carts should be pulled in after pickup.

What does it include?

  • Tote carts (trash/waste & recycle) and bins
  • Once a week pick up
  • 6-month minimum contract
  • Pick up on ALL holidays
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How/where/when do I place my tote carts?

  • Close to road with lid opening toward the road
  • Distance between each cart and from any obstacle: 3-4 ft.
  • Tote carts should be out for pickup by 6:00 a.m. on your collection day
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What is considered ‘overloaded’?

  • If the lid does not close, it is over loaded and may not be picked up
  • Please call office to arrange for a special pick-up
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Trash/waste tote carts

Do not put these items in trash/waste tote carts

  • Mattresses
  • Hot ashes or coals
  • Dirt, sod
  • Wood & tree stumps
  • Construction, remodeling or demolition debris
  • Concrete or rocks
  • Any highly flammable materials:
    – Oil, gas, paint
    – Propane tanks

Sizes of objects: Anything longer than the tote cart must be cut into 2’-3’ sections so that nothing will become lodged when emptying.

  • Any hazardous materials:
    – Televisions, computer monitors & large appliances
    – Car batteries
    – Tires
    – Pool Chemicals
    – Pesticides
    – Dead animals

Recycle tote carts

Items that can be put in recycle tote carts:

  • Aluminum
  • Paper products: catalogs/magazines, newspapers,
    computer, ledger, office, construction, colored paper,
    junk mail, envelopes, paper grocery store bags
  • Cardboard must be cut up/broken down
  • Chipboard i.e., cereal, shoe or soap boxes
  • Plastics (soap or fabric softener containers)
  • Bottles (clear or green soda & water bottles), steel or
    tin cans

Sizes of objects: Anything longer than the tote cart must be cut into 2’-3’ sections so that nothing will become lodged when emptying.

Do not put these items in recycle tote carts

  • Wet garbage, food
  • Styrofoam
  • Plant products: leaves, cut flowers, dead plants, house plants, grass clippings, weeds, brush/shrubs, etc.
  • Fabric products: clothes, blankets, carpets, umbrellas
  • Wood
  • Dirt
  • Tarps
  • Tires
  • Plastic toys
  • Oil or filters
  • Diapers
  • Pet hair or pet food bags
  • Electronics: appliances