Trash Material Preparation
All material must be curbside by 7 am on your regularly scheduled collection day. Trash and recyclables are collected on the same day
Each 30- to 35-gallon size bag must have a $1.50 trash sticker attached to the top of each bag.
Bags must be 35 pounds maximum.
Trash stickers should be placed around the neck of the bag, clearly visible to the driver, with the ends stuck to each other.
Residents may put out as many tagged bags as needed.
Bagged and tagged trash may be placed in trash barrels to protect it from wildlife. Bags must be easy to pull out of the barrel.
Residents may use smaller size bags if they wish however to save money: white 13- to 17-gallon size kitchen bags should be placed in the larger 30- to 35-gallon size.
Ripped bags will not be collected.
Bags weighing over 35 pounds will not be collected.
Bags put curbside after 7 am will not be collected.
Bags that do not easily remove from a barrel will not be collected.
Loose items will not be collected unless properly tagged as a bulky item.
Trash stickers that have been tampered with will be unacceptable.
All Bulky Waste will be collected on Mondays only. You must call E. L. Harvey and Sons at 800-321-3002 by noon on Friday to schedule collection.
Residents are allowed to put out one non-metal bulky item per week with the correct number of orange stickers.
Bulky items must be curbside by 7 am on Monday after you have scheduled pick-up.
Bulky items are paid with orange $2.50 special waste stickers attached. See user fees for fee schedule.
The cost is $2.50 for one orange sticker, $5 for two orange stickers, and $20 for 8 orange stickers.
All mattresses and box springs (crib, twin, double, queen and king size) will cost $50 each. Residents must contact Hand Up directly to schedule a curbside collection
Large bulky items equal to or over 4 feet in height or length will cost $5 each. This includes couches, dressers, and bookshelves.
Note: Sleeper sofas must have the metal frame removed.
Small bulky items under 4 feet in height or length cost $2.50 each.
Bulky items include: household furniture, tables, couches, chairs, dressers, toilets, vanities, etc.
Wood and carpet may be placed curbside as long as it is cut in 4-foot lengths or less, tied and bundled and easily handled by one person.
Unacceptable Bulky Items
- Metal items (appliances, gas grills, bikes, lawnmowers, etc.) - Accepted at the Recycling Center
- Glass and mirrors. Glass and mirrors if completely enclosed in cardboard and marked glass may be acceptable. It is up to the driver's discretion if it is safely prepared to prevent shattering during loading.
- TVs and Computers - Accepted at the Recycling Center
- Hazardous Materials - See management options
- Yard Waste - Accepted at the Recycling Center
- Asphalt, concrete, bricks, etc.
- Large amounts of construction debris
- Tires - Accepted at the Recycling Center
- Wood or carpet longer than 4 feet
- Materials placed curbside after 7 am
- Excessively heavy items (there is only one person per truck)
Materials Not Collected at the Curb
The following items are not collected at the curb but may be dropped off at the Recycling Center at the Highway Garage:
- Metal items
- TVs and Computers
- Yard Waste
- Propane Tanks
- Fluorescent Bulbs
- Cardboard larger than 2 feet by 2 feet
- Textiles and clothing
Household Hazardous waste may not be dropped off at the Recycling Center. Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off is scheduled once per year, usually in the Spring.