Waste Sort: Where does it go?
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Program Rules and Requirements ¶
Prep your recyclables
Items must be:
- Larger than the size of your fist.
- Rinsed, empty, and/or dry as appropriate.
- Only refer to the accepted items listed and do not use the plastic resin number as a guide for recycling. Not all items marketed as recyclable are accepted locally.
Take your recyclables to the cart
- All items must be free and loose (not bagged). Bagged material will not be recycled.
- Do not jam in boxes as they can get stuck and prevent the proper collection of materials.
- Ensure your cart lid is down to prevent items from getting wet.
Set your cart out for service
- Unlike garbage, your recycling cart can wait to be full before being placed at the curb for collection service.
- Place the cart at the curb with a 3-foot clearance on all sides the night before your designated pickup day, or before 6 a.m. on your pickup day.
- Cart must be removed from the curb by end of the service day.