Garbage, Recycling & Yard Waste

Pickup Schedule

Solid Waste, Recycling, and Yard Waste pick up for weekly residential customers is every Thursday.

Solid Waste, Recycling, and Yard Waste pick up for monthly residential customers in 2017 is the last Thursday of every month:
January 26
July 27
February 23
August 24
March 30
September 28
April 27
October 26
May 25
November 24
June 29
December 29

Special Pickups

Holidays, with no pick up, are Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. If your regular collection day falls on a holiday, collection will be delayed by one day (i.e. Tuesday collection will occur Wednesday).

If collection cannot be safely provided, due to bad weather and dangerous conditions, any missed service will be collected on your next regularly scheduled collection day for that service. For example garbage and recycling will be collected one week after the missed collection day. Up to twice the normal amount will be collected at no additional charge.

Container Requirements

Set carts out with handle toward the house and place 2 feet apart from each other. Do not block cars, mailboxes, sidewalks or driveways. Remove containers as soon as possible after collection.

If you use your own container it must be in good condition, watertight, made of durable material, have a detached lid and two looped handles. It must have a closed lid with no items protruding, or extra charges will apply, do not tie lid to the can with a bungee cord or rope.

For the drivers’ safety, please no flammable, hazardous, infectious or medical waste in the garbage. Animal waste can be bagged and put in your garbage but should not exceed 10% of the total can volume.

Missed Pickup

In the event that a collection is missed, a return pick-up can be scheduled with Allied Waste by calling City Hall at 360-568-3115.

Garbage Tips & Hints

Look at the following pamphlets on how to properly dispose of your garbage:
Yard Waste
Hazardous Waste Disposal
Unacceptable Items