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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Solid Waste Ordinance Update

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On June 12, 2018, city council approved an amendment to the solid waste ordinance - chapter 102 (updates listed in bold and pictured below)


CITY ORDINANCE NO. 102-2.

(B) Containers placed on the curb for garbage collection must be in plastic bags of at least 1.4 millimeter thickness or a similar suitable paper container or a throwaway container. All garbage must be securely tied or closed to prevent the scattering of garbage by the elements. Plastic bags may be placed inside garbage cans to protect against wildlife and elements, but must be tied and able to be lifted easily from the container.

 

CITY ORDINANCE NO. 102-41.

(a) No person shall set out garbage or recyclable materials for collection earlier than 6:00 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled collection day for that location.

 

CITY ORDINANCE NO. 102-7.

(c) Recycling carts shall be placed at the curb or within two feet of the edge of the street. The handle should be facing the property, with no obstructions on any side. Plastic bags may be placed inside garbage cans to protect against wildlife and elements, but must be tied and able to be lifted easily from the container.

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