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Solid Waste & Recycle Program Changes

PLEASE READ! IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SALINE SOLID WASTE & RECYCLE PROGRAM

Effective July 1ST, 2014

NEW PICKUP CARTS ARE SCHEDULED TO BE DELIVERED THE WEEK OF JUNE 23RD

WASTE MANAGEMENT is the solid waste, recyclingWaste Management Logo and yard waste service provider for the City of Saline.

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COLLECTION SCHEDULE

Your trash and yard waste pick ups will occur each week on Thursday (west of Ann Arbor St.) or Friday (east of Ann Arbor St.). To ensure pick up, please have your items at the curb by 7:00 AM or the night before your Thursday or Friday collection day. (see back for new recycle pickup schedule)

Map of Pickup

Recycle Schedule 2014
SOLID WASTE COLLECTION
WM will collect properly contained solid waste placed at the curbside. This includes discarded household waste, food waste, rubbish and refuse generated by residential dwelling.
Place rubbish at the curb for collection in 96 gallon curb cart or cans no larger than 32-gallons, with lids or in tied plastic bags. Do not place rubbish at the curbside in paper bags.
WEEKLY LIMITS:

  • Three - 32 gallon cans (max 60 lbs. each) or
  • Four - 30 gallon bags (max 40 lbs. each) or
  • One - 96 gallon cart (max 200 lbs.)

Paper Acceptable

Metal Acceptable

BULK ITEMS
One large item such as furniture, appliances (non-freon), stove, hot water tank, grills, etc. will be collected on the same day with your rubbish. Please remove doors from refrigerators before placing at the curb (for the safety of children playing nearby). Carpet is accepted. Place at curb with your rubbish by 7:00 AM
or the night before.
BULK WASTE COLLECTION LIMITS
One bulk item per week will be collected the same day as regular household waste. NO call ahead needed. Storm doors and windows must have glass removed and packaged separately in a box, taped closed and marked “BROKEN GLASS”, weighing no more than 60 lbs. Carpet must be rolled and tied in 4 foot sections and weigh no more than 60 lbs. No more than 10 bundles at any one time.
FREON APPLICANCES
Appliances that once contained Freon with a tag attached certifying evacuation by a licensed technician may be placed at the curbside for collection in accordance with the Bulk Item guidelines above.
ADVANCE CALL REQUIRED. For collection of appliances that still contain Freon, contact WM at 866-797-9018 before placing the item at the curbside for collection (resident pre-payment required).
CAUTION: Please remove doors from refigerators for safety before placing at the curb.

YARD WASTE COLLECTION

YARD WASTE IS:
Grass clippings, leaves, shrubs, fruit and vegetable waste & brush trimmings (under 4 inches in diameter and less than 4 feet in length)

YARD WASTE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Sod, pet waste, dirt, rocks, trash, root balls, branches (over 4 inches in diameter and longer than 4 feet in length) Yard Waste Collection is from the first Thursday in April to the last Friday in November.

PLACE YARD WASTE AT THE CURB FOUR (4) FEET FROM YOUR RUBBISH IN THE FOLLOWING MANNER:
Place yard waste in paper yard waste bags or 32 gallons cans CLEARLY MARKED “YARD WASTE” (stickers available at City Hall & DPW). Face yard waste markings toward the street, so the driver can identify the can as yard waste. DO NOT USE A PLASTIC BAG LINER. For the safety of our employees, containers over 32 gallons will not be collected due to weight. No container should weigh more than 60 lbs. 6 can or bag maximum per week Bundle brush and branches that are 4 inches in diameter or less in 3-4 foot long bundles with string. Please insure bundles are no larger than 18 inches around and weigh no more than 60 lbs each. Yard waste mixed with rubbish cannot be collected.

LARGE BRUSH PICKUP
ADVANCE CALL REQUIRED. Call WM in advance at 866-797-9018 to schedule curbside collection of large brush defined as brush generated by non-commercial removal, greater than 4 feet but less than 8 feet in length and not greater than 6 inches in diameter.

ITEMS WE DO NOT COLLECT

  • Gasoline & Automotive Oil
  • Car & Truck Parts / Engines / Tires
  • Hazardous Waste / Liquids / Oil Based Paint
  • Yard Waste Mixed with Trash
  • Concrete / Bricks / Construction Debris (Beyond 1, 32 Gallon Can, 50 Lbs. Max)
  • Cyclone Fencing / Railroad Ties
  • Tree Stumps
  • Liquid Latex Paint (OK if dried)

Unacceptable Items List