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Bi-Weekly Recycling

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​RECYCLING AND GARBAGE ARE COLLECTED BI-WEEKLY ON ALTERNATING WEEKS, while green bin collection will continue weekly.

Place recycling to the curb by 7 a.m. on your bi-weekly collection day (see or print off your​ collection schedule​).

  • See a full list of what can and cannot be recycled.

     
  • Paper and containers no longer need to be separated.
  • Extra/overflow recycling may be put into a cardboard box or clear bag. If using Do not overload recycling boxes. If using cardboard to contain extra recycling, dimensions must not exceed 75cm x 75 cm x 91 cm.  To reduce wind-blown litter, boxes may be stacked.
  • Rinse food residue from containers and remove and include lids. Containers should be placed loose in the recycling box. Cardboard should be flattened and tied into bundles (max. 75 cm x 75 cm x 20 cm).

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