Where do I Place my Cart?

  • Picture of Where to Put Garbage CartYou are encouraged to bag and tie garbage before placing it in the cart.
  • Do not pack your cart so tightly that it will not empty.
  • Trash placed alongside the carts or in other containers will not be collected.
  • The arrows located on the lid and metal bar on the front of the cart should face the street, and handles should face away from the street.
  • The lid must be closed so that nothing can spill out during the emptying process.
  • Do not place anything on top of the lid, as the driver will not empty the cart.
  • Place the cart within two feet of the street and at least three feet from trees, cars, mailboxes, or poles, etc.
  • All carts must be accessible and placed for collection by 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Inaccessible carts will not be emptied.