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Garbage/Recycling

DROP OFF SITE HOURS

Monday 8:00 am.  – 6:00 pm.

Tuesday 8:00 am. – 6:00 pm.

Wednesday 8:00 am. – 6:00 pm.

Thursday 8:00 am. – 6:00 pm.

Friday 8:00 am. – 6:00 pm.

Saturday 8:00 am. – 4:00 pm.

GARBAGE/RECYCLING INFORMATION

In Accordance with City Ordinance, Chapter 102, refuse shall be placed for weekly collection in accordance with the following regulations.  They are intended to maintain efficient collection, and not become a neighborhood nuisance and protect public health.

Garbage is collected weekly by the Dept. of Public Works, Municipal Service Building employees.

Garbage is to be placed at the curb/alley line by 7:30 am. on collection day, not before 5:00 pm.he day before. Please put only garbage bags on the curb or alley line (no garbage cans or receptacles)

Regular garbage must be in a plastic bag securely closed.  Garbage bags must be clear or slightly opaque.  Residents may no longer use black or other colored bags for regular garbage.  Blue bags to be used only for recycling.

Max. bag size – 13 gallons.  Plastics grocery bags are not adequate to secure garbage.  The weight per bag is 35 pounds.

Recyclables are not to be placed in garbage.

Household refuse not suitable for placement in bags and can be bundled in not more than 3 foot  and less than 35 pounds weight, to be handled by one person.

SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING – NO NEED TO ALTERNATE WEEKS

RECYCLABLE MATERIAL WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE SAME TIME AS GARBAGE

BLUE BAG -  The following items shall be placed in a plastic blue bag, closed securely with max. weight of 35 lbs.  Material be rinsed clean; labels may be left on, neck ring and cap to be placed in garbage.  Minibag size 13 gallons.  Plastic grocery bags are not adequate to secure the recyclables.

Glass: recyclable bottles and jars only.  No ashtrays, drink glasses, light bulbs, window glass, containers or laboratory glass

Aluminum.: food trays, foil, and beverage cans only

Metal, steel and Tin Food Cans: No aerosol or paint cans

Plastic Containers: Recycle codes #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, and #7.  No Styro foam, plastic grocery bags  or hazardous containers

PAPER PRODUCTS – The following items may be placed for collection in BLUE BAGS or if preferred, placed in paper grocery bags or bundled with string or twine.

Newspapers & Magazines: Max. 35 pounds per bag or bundle

Corrugated Cardboard: Placed in blue bag, large boxes need to be flattened and bundled no larger than 2 foot square.  No waxed coated corrugated cardboard.

Miscellaneous paper products:  clean paper products such as cereal and soda boxes, office paper, envelopes, gift boxes, junk  and shredded paper should be placed in blue bag.

NOT COLLECTED AT CURB

Electronics, including computers, computer accessories, printers, televisions, DVD’s, fax machines, and cell phones.

Bulk waste including appliances, furniture, mattresses and tires.

Hazardous materials including paints, lead acid batteries, waste oil, bio-hazardous waste, sharps, and electronic waste.

Yard Waste

Construction debris

Yard waste and drain oil must be taken to the City’s Resident Drop-off Site

For any items not accepted curbside with regular trash pickup or at the Residential Drop off Site, must be brought to a private outlet.

Items too large for residential pick-up, couches, mattresses, and freon appliances, etc. will have to be disposed of at private disposal outlets or private recycling centers.  Example: Advanced Disposal: 2905 Paine Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081, (920) 458-6030.

As an alternative, any local appliance repair shops will accept freon (CFC) appliances for a nominal fee.