Waste Management

Residential Garbage Pickup

All garbage must be in garbage bags no larger than 26-by-38 inches (66-by-97 centimeters) or they will not be removed. Guidelines for household garbage are as follows.

Requirements

Garbage bags must:

  • Be tagged with a garbage tag that is easily visible.
  • Be out by 7 a.m. on the designated day of the week, but no earlier than 5 a.m.
  • NOT include garden clippings or construction material.
  • Be less than 20 kilograms (44 pounds)

Use

The City will permit containers to be used in the following manner:

  • Garbage bags will be lifted out of a garbage can by a City employee and placed into the truck
  • Garbage cans will not be lifted by City employees
  • Garbage bags that are not easily removed from cans, will be left in the can
  • Garbage bags must be the correct size or will be left in the can
  • Garbage bags must be the correct weight or will be left in the can
  • All garbage bags must have a tag. Untagged bags will be left in the can