Veolia Waste Services, Inc.
Please contact Candy (x 224) for assistance relating to refuse collection matters.
Any household garbage not placed in the provided 96-gallon container will not be collected. Additional containers may be rented for a small monthly charge.
You may place one bulk item, 50 pounds or less, per week for curbside collection at no extra charge. Items covered are pieces of furniture, fixtures and carpeting. Carpet must be rolled and tied in lengths of no more than 4 feet and a diameter of 3 feet.
The collection day for all regular services is Wednesday.
Refuse must be out before 6:00 A.M. for collection.
Please be sure to secure your refuse to prevent wind blown litter.
A Senior Citizen discount is available to residents 65 years and older. For the discount come to City Hall to fill out an application form. Please bring in proof of age with a picture I.D. or Drivers License.
Solid Waster Collection
Building Materials and Excessive Bulk Items:
Household items that are larger than those described above require a special pick up. Items included in this category are sofas, home construction project debris and large amounts of carpet. Contact us to arrange for a special collection. There will be a charge for this service.
White goods such as refrigerators, ranges, water heaters, freezers, humidifiers, air conditioners and other similar appliances must be called into us for a pick up. The residential fee is $25.00 for this service. If you have new appliances delivered, ask the retailer to take the old appliances away.
Items We Cannot Collect
Liquid waste, hazardous or special waste, dirt, stone, concrete, batteries or compressed air tanks.
Place in paper bag or keep in one section of the bin.
Newspapers with all ad inserts, office paper, computer paper, mail, envelopes, magazines, catalogs and phone books.
Cardboard-such as corrugated cardboard, chipboard and wet strength cardboard (beverage containers and frozen food packaging), paperboard ( cereal boxes, snack boxes). Large cardboard boxes must be flattened, bundled, and broken down into 3x3 pieces. Wax coated material not accepted.
Plastic, Cans & Glass (co-mingled Rigid Products)
All items must be rinsed for recycling. Food contaminated products will not be accepted.
Glass bottles and jars: Clear, brown and green colors are accepted. Lids must be removed.
Cans: Tins and bi-metal. No chemical solvents or pesticides.
Aluminum: Cans, and formed trays ( frozen dinners).
Plastics # 1-#7 and beverage rings. Discard the caps. No bags or uncoded plastics.
You can put your address on your recycle bin. If you move, please leave bin for next resident.
How to Prepare Your Bin for Collection
Recycling materials should be carefully placed in the bin. Please make sure recyclables are clean and empty. Improperly prepared recyclables and non-recyclable items will not be picked up. A notice stating why the items were left behind will be provided.
Mixed paper and newspaper should be placed in a brown bag or bundled with string to prevent them from blowing away. Place your bin out for collection by 6:00 A.M. on the scheduled date to avoid missed service.
Items We Cannot Collect
Toys, shirt hangers, metal parts, diapers, pizza boxes, plastic bags, styrofoam peanuts, light bulbs, plate glass, pyrex, ceramic glass, pesticide containers, or any containers that contain oil or antifreeze.
Starting on the first Wednesday in April and ending the last Wednesday in November, residents may place yard waste at the curb on their normal pick up day.
Stickers Must be on all yard waste bags, bundles or containers. Stickers can be purchased at City Hall. Twigs and branches must be bundled with biodegradable twine. Bundles should not be more than 4 feet in length, 3 feet in diameter, or 50 pounds in weight. Lawn clippings must be placed at the curb in biodegradable paper yard waste bags, or smaller containers clearly marked yard waster only. Christmas trees will be collected for 2 weeks after Christmas only.
Sod, dirt, and tree trunks are not considered yard waste.
Plastic bags are prohibited. Do not use wire or tape on the bundles. If you use your own container, it should have holes in bottom for drainage. Bags or containers should weigh no more than 50 pounds.
Collection will be 1 day later if Holiday falls on or before your pick up day. The Holidays observed are: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
Contact Veolia at: 847-272-4145 between 8:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday