Sanitation Services

Sanitation services
Items must be placed out after 6:00pm Sunday or before 6:00am Monday for pick up.

All polycarts should be placed in the alley with the lid facing the alley. Residences without alley access should place polycarts at the street, also with the lids facing the street. Polycarts should be placed at least 2 ft apart and not close to anything that could obstruct the mechanical arm on the truck used for dumping the polycarts (mailboxes, etc).

must be in the trash polycarts. Excess garbage/trash may be placed in trash cans or plastic bags and set next to the trash polycart.

RECYCLABLES must be in the recycle polycarts. Excess recyclables may be placed in a separate container and placed next to the recycle polycart. Recyclables do not need to be separated. A list of what can be recycled is available here.

BULK TRASH/CLEAN UP ITEMS will be picked up in the same location as trash. Weekly bulk pickup is
limited to:

  • two appliances OR
  • two pieces of furniture OR
  • four additional bags of refuse
YARD WASTE is picked up on the first Monday in April and goes through Monday, November 12. Yard waste consists of:

  • grass clippings
  • leaves
  • twigs, small branches
    • branches must be no larger than 3" in diameter and no longer than 4 ft in length
    • must be tied in bundles weighing no more than 50 lbs
    • maximum of four bundles 
Yard waste may be placed out for pick up in brown paper bags, cardboard boxes, or in a separate trash  container clearly marked "Yard Waste." Yard waste containers shall not weigh more than 50 lbs per container. 

Yard Waste bags are available in the Treasurer's Office (5 bags for $2.25). Stickers to designate a container for "Yard Waste" are also available in the Treasurer's Office at no cost. Yard Waste will not be taken in plastic bags. Yard Waste pick up is in the same location as Trash.

CONTACT the Treasurer's Office at 231-592-4005 with any questions or concerns