OCTOBER IS RESIDENTIAL* BIG TRASH PICKUP MONTH

Posted on September 5, 2017


OCTOBER IS RESIDENTIAL* BIG TRASH PICKUP MONTH

Items must NOT be out for collection earlier than 4 days preceding and must be out the night before your pick-up day. 

Ward 1 – Wednesday, October 4

Ward 2 – Wednesday, October 11

Ward 3 – Wednesday, October 18

Ward 4 – Wednesday, October 25

INCLUDES but is not limited to: household appliances, furniture, mattresses, fencing (up to 4 panels) and similar non-contracted items. Compressors must be removed from all appliances BEFORE collection. Doors on refrigerators and other bulky items MUST be removed.

EXCLUDED items include hospital and medical waste, poisons, acids and caustics, explosives, dirt and rocks, sewage and liquid waste, nuclear materials, gasoline, kerosene, propane tanks, degreasers, lubricants, tires and rims, antifreeze, paint, and commercial construction debris, bricks or concrete. For questions call sanitation at 491-6474.

SIZE OF MATERIAL: Lengths not to exceed 10 feet or a weight

exceeding 250 pounds. Tree trimmings and branches must be in piles with individual branches not longer than 8 feet and dead trees not more than 6 inches in diameter.

The TOTAL amount allowed is 8 cubic yards (roughly equal to 2 full size pickup beds level with the top of the cab). There will be an additional fee of $15.00 for each cubic yard of bulky waste collected in excess of eight (8) cubic yards.

PLACEMENT AND LOCATION: Place at least 5 feet from mailboxes, cars, shrubs, or anything else that could interfere with hand loading or mechanical equipment. Items shall be placed at least 10 feet away from utility poles, guywires, signs, fire hydrants and gas meters to allow mechanized pick up.

Items cannot be placed out for pick-up earlier than four days preceding the regularly scheduled bulk waste collection day FOR YOUR WARD; but must be out the night before your pick-up day.

*RESIDENTIAL is defined as a SINGLE FAMILY home OR a duplex.

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