Unaccepted Items for Garbage and Recycling Carts

By keeping the following items out of garbage and recycling carts you can help to make the collection process efficient. 

Items Never Collected by the City:

The following items should never be placed for collection at the curb - the City will not pick these up:

  • Tires
  • Car parts (bumpers, car doors, etc.)
  • Construction debris
  • Tree limbs larger than 5 feet long or 6 inches in diameter
  • Tree stumps
  • Loose leaves
  • Contractor materials 

Do not put these items in your recycling cart:

  • Plastic grocery bags
  • Items that should be in your regular garbage, yard waste, or e-waste
  • Hazardous materials

View more information about item that can and can't be recycled



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