Waterford, Village

Garbage Collection Every Week

All material must fit in the brown (garbage) cart.  Automated trucks cannot pick up any extra material or large items that are next to the cart.  Please put the garbage cart out Tuesday night or by 6:00am the morning of pickup.

Please place the following in the Brown Garbage Cart:

  • Plastic wrap-bags
  • Bagged garbage & food waste
  • Styrofoam & other loose trash
  • Broken toys, ceramics
  • Plastic hangers, etc.
  • Other household garbage can also be put in the brown cart

Do not put the following items in the brown cart:

  • Yard waste
  • Recycling
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Construction material

Please put bagged garbage in the brown cart.  Bags that are tied keep the carts clean. 

Recycle Collection Every Other Week

Loose recycling must fit in the green recycle cart.  Automated trucks cannot pick up any material that is next to the cart.  Please put the recycle cart out Tuesday night or by 6:00am the morning of pickup. 

Please place the following items in the 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 containers that have a lid or cap
  • Milk cartons, juice boxes, soup cartons

MIXED PAPER

  • Newspaper, magazines, books, mail, school/office paper
  • Brown corrugated cardboard (flattened)
  • Gray chipboard (cereal & shoe boxes)
  • Brown paper bags

SHREDDED PAPER

  • Shredded paper is the only item to be put in a clear plastic bag (tied) then placed in the GREEN cart.  NO OTHER RECYCLING IN BAGS

Do not put the following items in the green cart:

  • Styrofoam
  • Yard waste
  • Trash
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Construction materials
  • Plastic bags & toys
  • Plastic (other than #1-7 Containers)

Do not put recycling in plastic bags. (see exception for shredded paper)

Curbside Cart Location

The arrows on the lid of the cart must point to the street

Handles and wheels should face away from the street

  • The garbage cart should be placed within 2 ft. of the street on one side of the driveway
  • The recycle cart should be placed within 2 ft. of the street on the other side of the driveway
  • Please keep 6 ft. of clearance between the carts and other objects, especially mailboxes, poles and vehicles

Services

Extra Carts:

  • Extra garbage carts are available for an extra $5 a month charge.*
  • Extra recycle carts are available for an extra $3.50 a month charge.*
  • *Minimum 12 month agreement required for extra service.

Special Pick Ups:

  • Extra materials or large items, appliances, furniture or clean outs
  • Special pick ups are available for a minimum charge of $38.

Dumpsters:

  • Dumpsters are available for your construction and clean out needs.
  • Please call Johns for availability and prices.