The Sanitation Division is in charge of the collection of residential solid waste from approximately 8,600 residences, as designated by City Code, and the operation of the City Transfer Station – Composting facility.
The City collection system includes operation for:
- Weekly household waste collection from city supplied 90 gallon wheeled container(s). All household waste must be placed in provided container(s). No trash will be picked up off the ground. All boxes must be broken down and placed in cart. Carts cannot be overflowing. The lids must be allowed to close without being secured by another device.
- Weekly yard waste collection from city supplied 90 gallon wheeled container(s). All yard waste must be placed in provided container(s), except at peak spring and fall yard cleanup times. During those peak cleanup times, excess yard waste may be placed in brown biodegradable paper bag(s) and placed beside the yard waste container for collection. Yard waste should never be placed in any plastic bags for collection. Trash and plastic is prohibited in the compost site. From December 1 through March 31 each year, yard waste only containers may be used for mixed waste.
- Tree debris and brush collection. The tree debris, brush – branches should be placed beside the residence’s city provided 90 gallon container(s) for collection. If the residents have too much tree debris, brush or tree branches to place at the alley by their container(s), it may be placed at street side for collection. If the tree debris, brush or tree branches are placed at the street side for collection, the resident should call 535-6702 to notify the Sanitation Division. At no time should the resident block the street or alley with tree debris, brush-branches. Chips collected from tree debris, brush-branches are available to the public at no charge if you load or a fee if the Transfer Station personnel loads them. Chips are located at the City Transfer Station, 3320 West North Lake Rd.
- Bulky trash collection. The bulky trash should be stacked or placed neatly beside the residence’s city provided 90 gallon container(s) for collection. There is a fee for bulky trash collection. Call 535-6702 for fees.
- Appliance collection. Appliances should be placed beside the residence’s city provided 90 gallon container(s) for collection. All doors on appliances must be removed or made inoperable prior to set out for collection. Call 535-6702 for pick up fee.
- The City will pick up clean concrete from residents on a call-in basis. Resident should place concrete near the city provided 90 gallon container(s) for collection. If the resident has too much to place near the container(s), it may be placed street side. At no time should the resident block the street or alley. Residents may haul all concrete to NPPD concrete site at 9180 S Buffalo Bill. It is open 24/7 and all concrete is accepted.