Sanitation Services

Sanitation services
Items must be placed out for pickup by 6:00 a.m. on Monday or after 6:00 p.m. Sunday night prior to 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 one and a half feet from each other and not close to mailboxes, fences or anything that could obstruct the mechanical arm on the truck used for dumping the polycarts.

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. Examples of Bulk Trash/Clean Up Items include:

  • Appliances
  • Carpeting must be cut into 3' sections
  • Furniture
YARD WASTE is picked up on the first Monday in April and goes through the last Monday in November. Yard waste consists of grass clippings, leaves, twigs and small branches. Branches must be no larger than 3" in diameter and no longer than four feet in length. Branches must be tied in bundles weighing no more than fifty pounds each. A maximum of four bundles can be placed out each week. Leaves, grass clippings and twigs 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 fifty pounds per container.  Yard Waste bags are available in the Treasurer's Office (current price 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.

If any of the above items were placed out for pick up at the proper date, time, and in the appropriate containers and pick up did not occur, please call the Treasurer's Office as soon as possible. Any questions or concerns should be directed to the Treasurer's Office at 231-592-4010.