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The City sells 18 gallon bins, but you may use any container of your choice as long as it is clearly labeled "RECYCLING." The City has free RECYCLING stickers for this purpose. There is NO LIMIT on the recycling households can leave curbside.
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Call the Dept. of Public works at 528-6379. The Solid Waste Coordinator will ensure that you are on a regular collection route and will notify our trash hauler to begin curbside collection.
The regulation size is a 32-gal container.
Single family dwellings are allowed 2 32-gallon containers weekly.
Duplexes are allowed 2 32-gallon containers per unit for a total of 4 32-gallon containers weekly.
Triplexes are allowed 2 32-gallon containers per unit for a total of 6 32-gallon containers weekly.
Apartment buildings (with 4 or more apartments) and commercial stops are allowed a total of 7 32-gal containers weekly.
No later than 6 am is the rule, but you may place it out no earlier than 7 PM the night before.
Trash cans should be removed from the curb by 7 PM on collection day.
Yes. Both metal and non-metal bulky items require "Bulky Item" stickers. Stickers are available for $6 at the City Clerk's office (45 Beacon St. E Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30). Non-metal bulky items are collected on the normal trash day. Metal items are collected once a month; call DPW Office (528-6379) to register for pickup of metal bulky items. Freon-containing items (refrigerators, dehumidifiers, . . . ) are NOT ELIGIBLE for curbside pickup.