FAQ Topic: Recycling & Sanitation FAQs

What is acceptable to put out for bulk trash pickup?

Regulations for Bulk Trash Pick Up ACCEPTABLE This pick-up is intended to help you get rid of the things you can’t fit in your trash container. It is not a substitute for garbage service If you have some smaller items they should be in a bin, box or clear heavy duty plastic bag, contents must … Continued

When is my recycling pickup?

Pickup occurs every other week. Place the wheeled recycling cart curbside on the evening before your scheduled pickup day, with handles facing your house, and retrieve your empty cart by the end of your collection day. Report all missed pickups by the end of the following business day. More information about recycling pickups and dates … Continued

What should I do if I missed leaf and brush pickup?

If you missed leaf and brush pick up, you can: Take them in bags to a drop-off site, where you empty your bags for a modest fee at: Republic Services Transfer Station, 3432 Gembrit Circle (269) 216-8000 Best Way Transfer Station, 2606 Miller Road (800) 950-5519 Mulders Landscaping, 3333 Ravine Road (269) 345-6900 Compost them … Continued

What are the rates for garbage pickup?

Medium-size garbage cart (65) gallons: $29.78/quarter or $119.11/year This default size is a popular, flexible-sized option Large-size garbage cart (95) gallons: $30.11/quarter or $120.45/year A yard waste cart (95)gallons, if elected, costs $113.57 per season (April through November)

How do I start garbage or yard waste service?

To start service, please call Republic Services customer service at (888) 249-5112 or your local Republic Services Account Representative at (269) 216-8000.  You may also start your services by visiting the Republic Services website.

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