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Garbage Definition and Containers

Garbage is a mixture of garbage and rubbish (not yard waste or recyclables). Garbage can be placed at the curb in any of the following containers:
  • Metal or Plastic Containers - Must not be less than 10 gallons or more than 32 gallons in capacity. Should be watertight with handles and tight-fitting lids. Total weight of containers and contents must not exceed 60 pounds. Please do not fill containers above the rims.
  • Plastic Bags - Must not be less than 10 gallons or more than 30 gallons in capacity and not less than two mil in strength. Total weight of bag and contents must not exceed 40 pounds. Cardboard boxes are not acceptable containers.