Recycling FAQs

Q:  Is there a limit to the amount of trash a resident may place at the curb each week?
A: Yes, all trash must be bagged and fit inside the provided 96-gallon cart. Trash outside the container will not be picked up.

Q:  Will my trash and recyclables be picked up on the same day?
A: Yes, although recycling service is provided every other week on the same day. Please have your trash and recyclables both placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on the day of pick up.

Q:  Will there be leaf collection?
A: Yes, the city will pick up leaves at the curb. Please do not place leaves in the street (they can clog the storm sewers). Check your local paper or this web site for schedule.

Q:  What do I do if I need a replacement cart due to damage or theft?
A: Call Waste Management at 1-800-531-6752.

Q:  Who should I call if I have items such as cardboard, whole tires, car or household batteries, used oil, household hazardous wastes or other items not acceptable in my trash or recycling program?
A: The Johnson County Solid Waste District at 317-738-2546