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Residential Recycling

Household recycling is collected every other week.

Please click here for a street listing for recycling.

Your recycling will be picked up on the following dates for 2018:

A WEEK

January 1, 2, 15, 16, 29, 30
• February 12, 13, 26, 27
• March 12, 13, 26, 27
• April 9, 10, 23, 24
• May 7, 8, 21, 22
• June 4, 5, 18, 19
• July 2, 3, 16, 17, 30, 31
• August 13, 14, 27, 28
• September 10, 11, 24, 25
• October 8, 9, 22, 23
• November 5, 6, 19, 20
• December 3, 4, 17, 18, 31

B WEEK

January 8, 9, 22, 23
• February 5, 6, 19, 20
• March 5, 6, 19, 20
• April 2, 3, 16, 17, 20
• May 1, 14, 15, 28, 29
• June 11, 12, 25, 26
• July 9, 10, 23, 24
• August 6, 7, 20, 21
• September 3, 4, 17, 18
• October 1, 2, 15, 16, 29, 30
• November 12, 13, 26, 27
• December 10, 11, 24, 26

If your recycling is not in compliance with the City ordinance it will not be picked up. The Waste Pro driver will prepare a tag that will inform you on the specific reason(s) for the rejection. He will place the tag on your front door.

  • Recyclable items can be commingled in the recycle cart.
  • Flatten all boxes and place them at the curb in or next to your blue recycling cart and we will pick up on your recycling collection. Boxes larger than 18” X 24” must be set out on your pick-up day for recycling collection.
  • Newspapers must be placed loose in the recycling cart and not packed into a paper or plastic bag collection.
  • Do not put any items in the recycling cart that are not specified as part of the recycling program, otherwise the bin will not be collected. These items are: tires, styrofoam, aerosol cans, hoses and plastic bags.
  • Recycling carts should not set out earlier than 5:30 am on those days designated for  and must be removed from curb by 7:00 p.m. on the designated collection day.
  1. Items NOT Acceptable recycling
  2. Plastic bags, plastic tubs, and garbage.

The following items may be recycled:

• Aluminum: beverage containers, foil, casserole pans and pie plates
• Cans: Steel and tin
• Glass: Clear (flint), brown (amber) and green, blue food and beverage jars and bottles. Paper labels, rings and lids on glass containers are acceptable.
• Plastic Bottles (SPI code No. 1): PET containers, such as beverage bottles, dishwashing soap bottles, shampoo bottles and similar items.
• HDPE Plastic Bottles (SPI code No.2): Blow molded, closed mouth natural and a colored HDPE containers generally consisting of plastic milk jugs, water bottles, detergent bottles and similar items. Paper labels are acceptable are acceptable. Rinsed containers that may have held toxic or contaminated materials are acceptable.

Preparation: Residents shall be asked to raise the items and remove organics, other contents, labels, lids and plastic caps, but there is no requirement for these to be removed from recyclable containers. Inclusion of organics, caps, lids labels and other contents shall not be reason for rejection. All recyclable materials may be place in the same container for collection.

Recyclable paper consists of the following materials:

• Old newsprint: All loose or paper bagged newsprint is acceptable is acceptable and includes all paper that is distributed with or as part of general circulation newspaper.
• Old corrugated containers: All loose old corrugated containers that are flattened, and either cut down of folded to size of no more than 4’ X 4’ flattened and 2’ X 2’ square. Staples and tape do not have to be removed.
• Brown Paper Bags: All loose bagged Kraft paper sacks used to hold newspaper.
• Telephone Book: Old telephone directories.
• Magazines: Old Magazines including catalogs and similar printed material with glossy pages.
• Paperboard Cartons: Cereal boxes (without plastic liner), drink boxes, snack boxes etc. Wax-coated paperboard is acceptable.
• Mixed Residential Paper: Mixed paper, including shredded paper, may include all of the following: junk mail, high-grade paper, white and colored ledgers, copier paper, office paper, laser printer paper, computer paper including continuous formed perforated white bond or green bar paper, book paper, cotton fiber content paper, loose leaf fillers, stationery, writing paper, paper envelopes including envelopes with plastic windows, carbonless(NCR) paper, tabulating cards, facsimiles paper, and manila folders.

If you experience a “missed pickup” on your collection, or have any questions please call the Waste Pro customer service at (843) 645-4100 or resident can simply report a problem via Trac-Ez.. You will be able to follow/monitor the progress of your request on line through Trac-EZ.