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What do I put in my garbage cart and how often is it collected?
Household garbage should be bagged before placing in the cart. Bags will keep your cart clean and minimize odors. Do not put hot ashes or coals, recyclable items, household hazardous waste, and medical waste in the garbage cart. Do not overfill the carts. The lids must remain closed to prevent littering, allow for automated collection, and help to control odor and varmints. Residents are not allowed to reload the cart for additional service on their collection day. You should occasionally hose out your cart.

Garbage Collection

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1. What do I put in my garbage cart and how often is it collected?
2. Is there a special service for disabled persons?
3. How do I dispose of trash that doesn’t fit in my cart?
4. How do I dispose of bulky recyclables?
5. Where do I put my household recyclables?
6. When do I place my cart at curbside for pickup?
7. Where do I place the cart on collection day?
8. What if I don’t know my garbage or recycling collection day?
9. What happens if a family moves?
10. How often will garbage, recycling, and bulk items be collected?
11. What about parking on collection days?
12. What if my cart is stolen, damaged or destroyed?
13. What is the serial number stamped on my cart?
14. How do I dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) such as paint and motor oil?