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Garbage & Recycling Pickup
Guidelines for garbage & recycling carts:
- Set carts out by 7 a.m. on collection day.
- Set carts at least 2 feet apart with the lids opening toward the street.
- Allow at least 3 feet apart from other objects such as cars, mailboxes, etc.
- All materials must be placed inside the carts. Any material outside or on top of the cart will not be collected.
- Lids must be closed.
- Do not bag recyclables or put plastic bags in your recycling cart. All materials should be loose in the cart.
- Recycle glass, plastic, metal and aluminum bottles, cans and containers and all types of paper products.
- No need to separate recyclables. They can all be collected together in one cart.
- Remove carts from the curb as soon as possible after collection.
Alley ServiceCustomers who receive alley service must roll carts to the curb for collection.
Alley service is available for an additional charge of $35 per month per home.
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Every time you choose to recycle, you're giving that item a second life to serve a new purpose and save natural resources. Now more than ever, it’s important that only the right items, free from contamination, make their way into your recycling bin.
Let’s Get Back To The Basics Of Recycling
Remember these 3 simple rules each time you recycle:
- Recycle clean bottles, cans, paper and cardboard.
- Keep food and liquid out of your recycling.
- No loose plastic bags and no bagged recyclables.
Ever wonder, “Why recycle?”
Sure, it’s good for the environment, but there’s more to it than that. Every day we encounter hundreds of recyclable items. By recycling properly, we can save tons of raw materials, which in turn can save time, energy and expense.
Thanks to WM’s advanced processing technologies, it’s easier than ever to recycle. Simply put all your recyclables loose into your recycling container – don’t bag your recyclables and please don’t include loose plastic bags. Roll your recycling cart to the curb and WM takes it from there. Your recyclables go to the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) where they are sorted and baled for use by manufacturers.
Quality Is Key
Keeping your recyclable material clean, dry and loose in your container – free from contamination – is the best thing you can do to help ensure the materials you recycle today go on to have a useful second life.