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Accepted / Not Accepted Items

Acceptable Items

Care should be taken when disposing of broken glass or other sharp objects, especially if plastic bags are used. Such items should be securely wrapped to prevent puncture of the bag and possible injury to the refuse collector. If objects have nails or other fasteners, they should be removed or hammered down so that the object is safe to pick up.

  • Appliances (remove doors on refrigerators and freezers)
  • Asphalt sealer (dry up, remove lid)
  • Basketball pole (cut in 4’ lengths, NO concrete please)
  • Bathroom fixtures (toilet, sink, tub)
  • Bed frame (take apart, no need to bundle)
  • Countertops (4’ or shorter)
  • Doors
  • Doors, garage (single is OK, double must be cut in half)
  • Drywall
  • Fences, cyclone (4’ or less, rolled and tied, posts bundled)
  • Fences, metal (bundled, length doesn't matter; posts must be 4’ or less and bundled with NO CEMENT)
  • Fences, wood (4’ x 4’s, don't bundle, just stack--post must be bundled)
  • Furniture
  • Gutters (bent in 4’ lengths and bundled)
  • Landscape Timbers (4’, bundled)
  • Laundry tubs
  • Lawn mowers (gasoline tank empty)
  • Mattresses
  • Metal sheds (break down, 4’ x 4’)
  • Pallets (cut down and bundle)
  • Paneling (4’ x 4’ or smaller, no nails, stack neatly, no need to bundle)
  • Propane tanks (empty—to empty, turn upside down and open valve)
  • Railroad ties (no longer than 4’, no need to bundle)
  • Snowblowers
  • Swing sets (broken down, NO CEMENT)
  • Vinyl flooring (rolled up, any length)
  • Wood flooring (must be in 4’ x 4’ sections)

Not Acceptable

  • Bricks
  • Car parts
  • Ceiling tiles
  • Cement
  • Ceramic tile
  • Dirt
  • Hazardous materials
  • Hot ashes
  • Logs over 6” in diameter
  • Masonite
  • Rocks/Stones
  • Sheet metal
  • Shingles
  • Snowmobiles
  • Sod
  • Stumps
  • Tires

 

 

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