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Public Works
720 West 100 North
Farmington, UT 84025

Phone: (801) 451-2624
Fax:     (801) 451-2442

 

 

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How it Works

The container must be used for acceptable recyclable materials (see list). Recyclables can be co-mingled or mixed together in one container

Your recyclables will be picked up every other week on the same day as your trash!

Please have your cans out to the curb by 6:00 am or the night before. Remember, routes change from time to time and your container(s) may be some of the first collected that day. By combining recycling collection with the collection of regular garbage pickup, times may be altered.

Place the container in the street with the wheels against the curb or within 2 feet of the blacktop if no curb exists, with the front of the container facing the street. Containers must be placed 4 feet apart and 8 feet from mailboxes, poles, fences, trees, or parked vehicles for easy access. Do not plave cans under low trees or other overhead obstructions.

The container has an inventory number which is assigned to each household. Customers are responsible for the containers delivered to their address. The container must remain on your property and be properly cared for. If containers are lost or stolen, the homeowner will be charged for a replacement container ($50).

Just like the regular garbage pickup, there is no pickup of recyclables on July 4, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's Day. If your pickup day falls on one of these holidays, it will be picked up the next day. For those collected on the remaining days of a holiday week, pleace place your container out on your regular day, then be patient. Garbage collection will be back on schedule as soon as possible.
Additional recycling containers are available for an additional $3.00 per month per container.

Note: If you have more than one regular garbage container (black) it is recommended that you keep the extra container until you determine exactly what your garbage service needs will be. This will save the city time and money in re-delivering garbage containers.


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If your garbage day falls on one of the following holidays, New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas, your garbage pickup will be delayed one day. All other holidays garbage pickup will remain on schedule. When in doubt put it out!

Acceptable Recyclable Items Include:

PAPER
brochures
catalogs
computer paper
junk mail
magazines
mixed office paper
newspaper
telephone books
wrapping paper

CARDBOARD
cardboard (flatten/cut)
cereal boxes
drink cartons
food boxes & cartons
gift & tissue boxes
milk & juice cartons
paper bags
paperboard

PLASTICS 1-7
clear & colored bottles
food & juice bottles
milk jugs & bottles
plastic bottles
plastic containers
plastic grocery bags
soda pop bottles
water jugs & bottles
laundry jugs & bottles

METALS
aluminum cans
aluminum pans
steel cans
tin cans
various good cans

Unacceptable Recyclable Items Include

aerosol cans
car batteries
china & ceramics
cookware & clothing
carpet & carpet pad

glass (any kind)
pizza boxes
disposable diapers
food & liquid waste
light bulbs & tubes

aluminum foil
motor oil
grass & tree clippings
plastic toys
wax paper

small appliances
styrofoam packaging
trash & yard waste
paper plate & cups
construction & wood debris
household hazardous waste