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Recycling & Composting Guidelines

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Poster (PDF)

Poster (PDF)

Food Waste
Poster (PDF)


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Preparation Instructions

  • Garbage - garbage should be bagged and placed inside your cart.*
  • Recycle - recycling should be prepared loose in your cart, in clear plastic bags, or in a cardboard box next to your cart.*
  • Food & Yard Waste - food and yard waste should be prepared loose in your cart, or packaged in a certified compostable container inside your cart.*

*Extra charges may apply for cart lids open more than 6 inches or bags left on the side of the cart.

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