The City collects items for recycling on the same days as residential trash, except for those located in the Central Business District (CBD).
There is a $25 service fee for the use of three recycling bins issued by the City. This fee is refunded when you close your account if the bins are returned in reasonably good condition.
Businesses and residents in the CBD will receive recycling collection on Mondays and Thursdays.
Items accepted by the City for recycling include:
- Mixed paper, such as magazines, newspapers, phone books, hard and soft bound books, poster board, food container boxes, office paper, folders, envelopes and brochures
- Plastic #1 - #7, including plastic caps
- Glass that is clear, green and brown
- Metal cans
- Aluminum cans
Please rinse out food containers, crush plastic and sort items into separate bins by material before collection.
Central Business District (CBD)
Recycling is collected on Mondays and Thursdays in the CBD, including cardboard. Cardboard boxes should be broken down and stacked for pick up.
City Recycling Center
The City provides a recycling center for residents to drop off items seven days a week. The recycling center is located in Gypsy Hill Park next to Lake Tams and also accepts the items listed above.
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