Caledonia, Village

Garbage Collection Every Week

Please place the following in garbage cans or bags:

  • Mixed trash
  • Plastic wrap & bags
  • Broken toys
  • Ceramics
  • Light bulbs
  • Bagged garbage & food waste
  • Styrofoam & other loose trash

Do not put the following items in the garbage:

  • Yard waste
  • Recyclables
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Construction materials

(Local clean sweep programs may offer alternative options for disposal of fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste, pharmaceuticals & electronics.)

Important Information

  •  Garbage cans must be no larger than 40 gallons
  • FREON appliances may be picked up for an additional charge.  Call the office to schedule
  • Please place garbage/recycling at the curb the night before service or by 7AM on your day of service
  • The recycle cart is for “single stream” recycling.  All recycle items are to be placed loose in the recycle cart, no sorting or bagging is necessary
  • Bulk garbage pick up is weekly on your day of service
  • Bulk recycle pick up is every other week on your recycle day

Recycle Collection Every Other Week

Please place the following in GREEN recycle cart:

MIXED CONTAINERS

  • Aluminum cans & clean aluminum foil
  • Tin cans, steel cans, aerosol cans, empty/dried paint cans
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • #1-7 plastic
  • Milk cartons, juice boxes, soup cartons

MIXED PAPER

  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Mail
  • School/office paper
  • Brown corrugated cardboard (flattened)
  • Gray chipboard (cereal and shoe boxes)
  • Brown paper bags

SHREDDED PAPER

  • Please put in a secured clear plastic or paper bag, and place in or next to the bin.

Do not put the following items in the recycle bins:

  • Styrofoam of any kind
  • Yard waste
  • Trash
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Construction materials
  • Clothing

Acceptable Garbage Bulk Items (weekly service):

  • Furniture
  • Carpeting (no wider than 4ft and rolled)
  • Extra garbage bags or garbage in personal cans
  • Construction materials in containers weighing less than 60lbs

Acceptable Recycle Bulk Items (Every other week Recycle Day ONLY):

  • Large metal items
  • Cardboard (flattened & empty)
  • Appliances (No Freon Appliances)
  • Tires (2 per home per month – 8 per year)
  • Drain oil & antifreeze (sealed in 1-5 gallon containers)
  • Paper & other recyclables should be in clear plastic bags
  • Humidifiers/De-humidifiers, Water softeners

All items for bulk pickup should be placed within 2 feet of the curbside and 6 feet from the garbage/recycle containers.

Unacceptable Bulk Items:

  • Yard waste
  • Electronics
  • Hazardous materials & Liquid paint
  • FREON APPLIANCES (see important information above)
  • Loose bulk construction materials

Please flatten all cardboard boxes!  All recycling must be contained inside the new recycle cart.

Garbage is collected once per week.  Recycle is collected every other week.  Click on the map below to determine your collection day:

Caledonia

Click on the flyer below for garbage and recycle information:

 Collection Schedule:

Click the calendar below to download the 2016 or 2017 collection schedule.

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