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It's Yard Waste Season!

Winter is finally over and American is hittin' the streets to pick up yard debris and support your spring cleaning efforts!

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Acetone is a hazardous chemical that cannot be disposed of in your trash or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Never discard acid in any form in your trash or recycling receptacle. Contact your local landfill or household hazardous waste disposal center for disposal options.

Non-hazardous aerosol cans (i.e. like cooking spray or hairspray) should be placed in your recycling bin for collection. Aerosols are typically made of steel and sometimes aluminum. Aerosols containing hazardous chemicals must be discarded at a household hazardous waste drop-off location. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

A special pick up is required to remove air conditioners from your home. Freon must be removed prior to collection. Contact us to request a special pick up of your air conditioner.

Alkaline batteries (single-use batteries) are okay to discard in your trash can, as they are no longer manufactured with dangerous chemicals like mercury or lead.

Always place aluminum in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page to learn more.

Always place aluminum cans in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page to learn more.

Always place aluminum foil and aluminum foil trays in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page to learn more.

Dead animals can never be discarded in your trash or recycling receptacle. Please contact your local landfill or animal control office for disposal options.

Animal waste should be discarded in your trash collection container. Please make sure to bag the animal waste before placing in your collection container.

Antifreeze is a hazardous chemical that cannot be discarded in your trash or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Large appliances require a special pick up request for removal. Please contact us to schedule.

Asbestos is a hazardous chemical that cannot be discarded in your trash or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

We cannot collect asphalt in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact us about scheduling a roll-off dumpster to collect this type of material at your location.

A special pick up is required to remove bathtubs from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your dishwasher.

Alkaline batteries (single-use batteries) are okay to discard in your trash can, as they are no longer are manufactured with dangerous chemicals like mercury or lead. Lithium ion, nickel cadmium and other rechargeable batteries should be recycled at your local battery recycler. Never place these batteries in your trash or recycling receptable.

Beds, mattresses and frames require a special pick up request. Please contact us to schedule.

Bicycles can be collected with your regular household trash. They should be placed at the curb on your routine trash collection day.

Binders cannot be recycled at this time. Please discard this material in your regular trash collection container for proper disposal.

Large nuts, bolts or screws should never be placed in your recycling bin. They are damaging to the equipment that processes your recyclables. Please discard this type of material in your regular household trash container or contact a local scrap metal recycler for proper disposal.

Beds, mattresses and frames require a special pick up request for removal. Please contact us to schedule.

Always place cardboard in your recycling bin. If the boxes do not fit inside your bin, please make sure to break them down for ease of collection.

Branches should be placed at the curb on your regular yard waste collection day. Each individual branch should not exceed 5 feet in length and 3" in diameter. Please cut down branches that exceed this length. Each bundle of branches can weigh up to 50 lb. and measure an arm's distance around. Virginia Customers: We will accept up to 10 bundles. Georgia Customers: We will accept up to 5 bundles.

For larger limbs and greater quantities of yard waste, please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

We cannot collect bricks in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact us about scheduling a roll-off dumpster to collect this type of material at your location.

Broken glass cannot be recycled. Please discard in your trash collection container.

Always place cartons in your recycling bin. Cartons contain a recyclable layer of paperboard underneath their plastic coating.

Branches should be placed at the curb on your regular yard waste collection day. Each individual branch should not exceed 5 feet in length and 3" in diameter. Please cut down branches that exceed this length. Each bundle of branches can weigh up to 50 lb. and measure an arm's distance around. Virginia Customers: We will accept up to 10 bundles. Georgia Customers: We will accept up to 5 bundles.

For larger limbs and greater quantities of yard waste, please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

We cannot collect building debris in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact us about schdeuling a roll-off dumpster to collect this type of material at your location.

A special pick up request is required to collect you old cabinetry. Please contact us to schedule.

Cables should never be placed in your recycling bin. Please discard this type of material in your regular household trash container or contact a certified e-waste collector in your area for proper disposal.

Caps can be left on or off of your recyclables prior to placing in your recycling bin.

Car batteries can never be discarded in your trash or recycling bin. Please contact your local landfill or auto body shop for disposal options.

Always place cardboard in your recycling bin. If the boxes do not fit inside your bin, please make sure to flatten them for ease of collection.

Always place cardboard in your recycling bin. If the boxes do not fit inside your bin, please make sure to flatten them for ease of collection.

A special pick up is required to remove carpet from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your dishwasher.

Always place cartons in your recycling bin. Cartons contain a recyclable layer of paperboard underneath their plastic coating.

Despite being made from plastic, CDs should never be placed in your recycling bin. Please contact a certified e-waste collection provider or discard in your regular household trash container.

Cellphones should not be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. The lithium ion batteries contained within the cell phone have the potential to combust or ignite inside of our trucks or at disposal facilities. Please return these products to a certified electronics recycler.

We cannot collect large volumes of ceramic tiles in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact us about scheduling a roll-off dumpster to collect this type of material at your location.

Ceramic cups, plates or bowls should be discarded in your household trash can. They should never be placed in your recycling bin.

A large volume of ceramic tile or renovation waste, however, is best collected utilizing our roll-off dumpster service.

Always place paperboard (ex. cereal boxes and frozen food boxes) in your recycling bin.

Never discard hazardous chemicals of any type in your waste or recycling receptacle. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Christmas lights should never be placed in your recycling bin. Please discard this type of material in your regular household trash container.

Christmas Trees will be collected after the Christmas holiday on a set schedule. To view the collection schedule please visit our FAQs.

We cannot collect cinder blocks in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact us about scheduling a roll-off dumpster to collect this type of material at your location.

Textiles cannot be recycled in your single stream recycling bin. Please donate to a used clothing drop off location or discard old textiles in your trash collection container.

Compact fluorescent lightbulbs contain hazardous chemicals that cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

We cannot collect compost in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

Computers should be brought to a certified e-waste recycler. Computers should never be placed in your recycling or trash collection container.

We cannot collect concrete in our curbside collection trucks. Please also be aware that this includes concrete in dry powder form. Contact your local landfill for disposal options or consider utilizing our roll-off dumpster service for large amounts of renovation waste.

We do not currently provide a shredding service for classified or confidential documents. If you would like to have your confidential documents shredded, please contact your local landfill or specialty provider for the collection of these items.

We cannot collect construction debris in our curbside collection trucks. Please consider utilzing our roll-off dumpster service for large amounts of renovation or construction waste.

Place used cooking oil in small amounts in a sealable container prior to discarding in your regular household trash container. Should you have a larger volume of cooking oil to discard, please contact your local landfill for disposal options.

A special pick up is required to remove scrap metal from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your dishwasher.

Dead animals can never be discarded in your trash or recycling bin. Please contact your local landfill or animal control office for disposal options

Humidifiers are classified as 'white goods' which require a special pick up for removal from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your dehumidfier.

A special pick up is required to remove furniture from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your furniture.

Always place diapers in your trash collection container. Never place diapers in your recycling bin.

We cannot collect dirt in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

Dishwashers are classified as 'white goods' which require a special pick up for removal from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your dishwasher.

A special pick up is required to remove an old door from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your door.

Dryers are classified as 'white goods' which require a special for removal from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your dryer.

A special pick up is required to remove drywall from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your drywall.

E-Waste (cellphones, TVs, computers, laptops, keyboards, fax machines, copiers, etc.) should be brought to a certified e-waste collection provider for proper recycling.

However, because a DVD player contains no dangerous chemicals, it is OK to place in your regular household trash for disposal.

E-Waste (cellphones, TVs, computers, laptops, keyboards, fax machines, copiers, etc.) should be brought to a certified e-waste collection provider for proper recycling.

Egg cartons that are made from paper should be placed in your recycling bin. Egg cartons that are made from foam plastic should be discarded of in your trash collection container.

E-Waste (cellphones, TVs, computers, laptops, keyboards, fax machines, copiers, etc.) should be brought to a certified e-waste collection provider for proper recycling.

However, if your small electrical appliance does not contain any dangerous chemicals, it is OK to place in your regular household trash for disposal. Please contact us about scheduling a special pick up for large electrical appliances.

E-Waste (cellphones, TVs, computers, laptops, keyboards, fax machines, copiers, etc.) should be brought to a certified e-waste collection provider for proper recycling.

Explosives are dangerous materials that cannot cannot be disposed of in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Textiles cannot be recycled in your single stream recycling bin. Please donate to a used clothing drop off location or discard in your trash collection container.

Never discard hazardous chemicals of any type in your waste or recycling receptacle. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

A special pick up is required to remove fiberglass from your home. Please double bag any fiberglass prior to setting this material at the curb for collection Contact us to request a special pick up of your fiberglass.

If your fireworks have been used, please allow up to 24 hours before discarding them in your trash collection container. They must be fully extinguished and cooled prior to disposal. Never placed used fireworks in your recycling bin.

If you have unused fireworks, please contact your local landfill for disposal.

Flexible packaging (ex. wrappers, squeezable pouches, laundry detergent pods) cannot be recycled at this time. Please discard this type of material in your regular household trash container.

There is currently no specialty organics food waste collection program in your area. Food waste should be discarded in your regular household trash collection container.

Freezers are classified 'white goods' which require a special pick up for removal from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your dishwasher.

Freon is a hazardous chemical that cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact a local vendor to remove this material before your large appliances can be collected by American Disposal Services.

Always place paperboard (ex. cereal boxes and frozen food boxes) in your recycling bin.

Fuel oil is a hazardous material that cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Fungicide is a hazardous material that cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

A special pick up request is needed for the removal of furniture from your location. Please contact us to schedule.

Gasoline should never be placed in your trash or recycling collection container. Please contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Always place glass bottles in your recycling bin. Mirrors and heat-resistant glass must be discarded in your trash collection container. 

*Excludes glass bottles in Georgia

Glue should always be discarded in your trash collection container.

Grass should be placed at the curb on your regular yard waste collection day. Grass clippings should be collected in either a personal container marked 'yard waste' or in biodegradable lawn bags. While, clear plastic bags are an acceptable method for collection at this time, they do cause issues at the facility that composts your yard waste. Virginia Customers: We will accept up to 10 bags. Georgia Customers: We will accept up to 5 bags.

For an alternative, more eco-friendly method for grass clipping disposal, consider leaving your grass clippings on your lawn in order to replenish the nutrients in the soil, ensuring a healthy-looking lawn.

For more specifics about yard waste collection visit our FAQ page.

For larger quantities of yard waste, please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

Place grease in a sealable container prior to discarding in your regular household trash container.

Grass, leaves, branches and brush should be placed at the curb on your regular yard waste collection day. Yard waste should be collected in either a personal container marked 'yard waste' or in biodegradable lawn bags. While, clear plastic bags are an acceptable method for collection at this time, they do cause issues at the facility that composts your yard waste. Virginia Customers: We will accept up to 10 bags and 10 bundles. Georgia Customers: We will accept up to 5 bags and 5 bundles.

For an alternative, more eco-friendly method for yard waste disposal, considering starting your own backyard compost pile.

For more specifics about yard waste collection visit our FAQ page.

For larger quantities of yard waste, please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

Grocery bags should never be placed in your recycling bin. They create a lot of damage at the facility that processes your recyclables. Instead, bring plastic bags back to the grocery store or big box store for proper recycling. You may also place plastic bags in your trash collection container for disposal.

Always place books (paperback & hardback) in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page for more information.

We cannont collect helium or propane tanks. Please contact your local landfill for safe disposal options

After rinsing, place cartons in your recycling bin. Cartons contain a reuasble layer of paperboard underneath their plastic coating.

Printer and ink cartridges can be discarded in your regular houshold trash. Never place these items in your recycling bin.

A special pick up is required to remove insulation from your home. Please double bag any insulation prior to setting this material at the curb for collection. Contact us to request a special pick up of your insulation.

Always place juice boxes in your recycling bin. Juice boxes contain a recyclable layer of paperboard underneath their plastic coating.

Pouch-type juice boxes, however, cannot be recycled. Place in your regular household trash container.

Always place cartons in your recycling bin. Cartons contain a recyclable layer of paperboard underneath their plastic coating.

Always place junk mail in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page for more information.

Please place small amounts of kitty litter in plastic grocery bags prior to placing in your trash container for disposal.

If this practice requires multiple bags, please place these bags outside of your trash container on your normal trash collection day. This helps avoid your trash collection container from becoming too heavy.

Printer and ink cartriges can be discarded in your regular household trash. Never place these items in your recycling bin.

In order to be collected with your curbside trash collection, paint (of any kind) must be completely dried. You may mix your paint with kitty litter in order to speed up this process. Contact your local landfill for alternative methods of disposal.

A special pick up is required to remove large items such as a lawn mower from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your lawn mower.

Leaves should be placed at the curb on your regular yard waste collection day. Leaves should be collected in either a personal container marked 'yard waste' or in biodegradable lawn bags. While, clear plastic bags are an acceptable method for collection at this time, they do cause issues at the facility that composts your yard waste. Virginia Customers: We will accept up to 10 bags and 10 bundles. Georgia Customers: We will accept up to 5 bags and 5 bundles.

For an alternative, more eco-friendly method for yard waste disposal, considering starting your own backyard compost pile.

For greater quantities of yard waste, please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

Non-mercury containing lightbulbs may be discarded with your regular household trash. Lightbulbs should never be placed in your recycling bin. Please contact your local landfill for disposal of compact fluorescent bulbs.

Lithium ion batteries (often found within cellphones, laptops and cameras) are dangerous as they contain hazardous chemicals and metals that cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptacle. They have been known to cause fires within our trucks or at disposal centers. Bring old lithium ion batteries to a battery recycler or contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Always place magazines in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page for more information.

Beds, mattresses and frames require a special pick up request. Please contact us to schedule.

We suggest collecting all used needles and syringes in a thick, impenetrable plastic bottle (ex. laundry detergent bottle). The sealed bottle can then be discarded in your regular household trash container. The plastic container is no longer recyclable once it has been used for the collection of medical waste.

For unused prescription medications, please contact your pharmacy for proper disposal. Prescriptions should never be placed in your trash or recycling container for disposal.

We suggest collecting all used needles and syringes in a thick, impenetrable plastic bottle (ex. laundry detergent bottle). The sealed bottle can then be discarded in your regular household trash container. The plastic container is no longer recyclable once it has been used for the collection of medical waste.

For unused prescription medications, please contact your pharmacy for proper disposal. Prescriptions should never be placed in your trash or recycling container for disposal.

A special pick up request is required for all forms of scrap metal. Please contact us to schedule.

Microwave ovens as well as other large appliances require a special pick up request. Please contact us to schedule.

Always place cartons in your recycling bin. Cartons contain a recyclable layer of paperboard underneath their plastic coating.

Always place paper of any kind in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page for more information

Motor oil is a hazardous materials that cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

We cannot collect mulch in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

Nail polish can be discarded in your regular household trash.

Napkins have too much food waste to process properly at a recycling center. Please discard your napkins in a trash collection container for disposal.

We suggest collecting all used needles and syringes in a thick, impenetrable plastic bottle (ex. laundry detergent bottle). The sealed bottle can then be discarded in your regular household trash container. The plastic container is no longer recyclable once it has been used for the collection of medical waste.

For unused prescription medications, please contact your pharmacy for proper disposal. Prescriptions should never be placed in your trash or recycling container for disposal.

Always place newspaper in your recycling bin. Please remove and discard any plastic bags that may be used to distribute the newspaper.

Used oil filters are considered hazardous materials that cannot be disposed of in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Plastic foam cannot be recycled. Please discard plastic foam in your trash collection container.

In order to be collected with your curbside trash collection, paint (of any kind) must be completely dried. You may mix your paint with kitty litter in order to speed up this process. Contact your local landfill for alternative methods of disposal.

A special pick up request is required in order to remove pallets from your location. Please contact us to schedule.

Small, non-electrical scrap metal like pots or pans is OK to place in your curbside recycling. Pots and pans with non stick coatings, however, are not recyclable. Please discard in your standard household trash container.

Always place paper of any kind in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page for more information.

Please remove paper clips or binder clips prior to tossing any form of paper in a recycling bin. The paper clips should be discarded in a trash collection receptable.

Paper plates often have too much food waste to process properly at a recycling center. Please err on the side of discarding your used paper plates in a trash collection container for disposal.

Always place books (paperback & hardback) in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page for more information.

Pesticides contain hazardous chemicals that cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for disposal options.

Always place paper of any kind in your recycling bin. Visit our recycling page for more information.

Photographs should be discarded with your regular household trash.

Pizza boxes without grease can be discarded in your recycling bin. However, more often than not, we find that pizza boxes are too contaminated to recycle. Err on the side of disposing with your regular household trash if your find grease on your pizza box.

The 'RIC Number' located on your plastic does not indicate whether something is recyclable or not; it simply indicates the type of resin that the product is made from.

You may recycle all rigid containers to include bottles, tubs, trays, buckets and bins regardless of the number plastic. Plastic bags, foam plastic and flexible packaging cannot be recycled in our program.

The 'RIC Number' located on your plastic does not indicate whether something is recyclable or not; it simply indicates the type of resin that the product is made from.

You may recycle all rigid containers to include bottles, tubs, trays, buckets and bins regardless of the number plastic. Plastic bags, foam plastic and flexible packaging cannot be recycled in our program.

The 'RIC Number' located on your plastic does not indicate whether something is recyclable or not; it simply indicates the type of resin that the product is made from.

You may recycle all rigid containers to include bottles, tubs, trays, buckets and bins regardless of the number plastic. Plastic bags, foam plastic and flexible packaging cannot be recycled in our program.

The 'RIC Number' located on your plastic does not indicate whether something is recyclable or not; it simply indicates the type of resin that the product is made from.

You may recycle all rigid containers to include bottles, tubs, trays, buckets and bins regardless of the number plastic. Plastic bags, foam plastic and flexible packaging cannot be recycled in our program.

The 'RIC Number' located on your plastic does not indicate whether something is recyclable or not; it simply indicates the type of resin that the product is made from.

You may recycle all rigid containers to include bottles, tubs, trays, buckets and bins regardless of the number plastic. Plastic bags, foam plastic and flexible packaging cannot be recycled in our program.

The 'RIC Number' located on your plastic does not indicate whether something is recyclable or not; it simply indicates the type of resin that the product is made from.

You may recycle all rigid containers to include bottles, tubs, trays, buckets and bins regardless of the number plastic. Plastic bags, foam plastic and flexible packaging cannot be recycled in our program.

The 'RIC Number' located on your plastic does not indicate whether something is recyclable or not; it simply indicates the type of resin that the product is made from.

You may recycle all rigid containers to include bottles, tubs, trays, buckets and bins regardless of the number plastic. Plastic bags, foam plastic and flexible packaging cannot be recycled in our program.

Plastic bags and films (grocery, newspaper, shrink wrap, dry cleaning) should never be placed in your recycling bin. This flexible type of plastic clogs the rotating parts at the recycling processing facility.

Please return clean plastic film to your local grocery or big box store for recycling. Plastic bags can also be discarded in your regular household trash.

Plastic bottles should always be placed in your recycling bin.

Flexible packaging (ex. wrappers, squeezable pouches, laundry detergent pods) cannot be recycled at this time. Please discard this type of material in your regular household trash container.

Plastic wrap should never be placed in your recycling bin. This flexible type of plastic clogs the rotating parts at the recycling processing facility. Plastic wrap should be discarded with your regular household trash.

Polystyrene or foam plastic should never be placed in your recycling bin. Foam plastic (shell containers, peanuts, cups/plates) should always be discarded as trash.

Small, non-electrical scrap metal like pots or pans is OK to place in your curbside recycling. Pots and pans with non stick coatings, however, are not recyclable. Please discard in your standard household trash container.

Printers can be discarded as regular houshold trash as they do not contain any hazardous materials. Printers can never be placed in your recycling bin. If you are looking for a recycling option, please contact your local landfill or e-waste drop-off location for disposal options.

Printer and ink cartridges can be discarded in your regular houshold trash. Never place these items in your recycling bin.

We cannont collect helium or propane tanks. Please contact your local landfill for safe disposal options

A special pick up is required to remove PVC from your location. Please contact us to schedule.

The following items should be collected un-bagged and in your bin. There is no need to collect your recyclables using plastic bags. This makes it harder to process. Recyclables should also be clean and empty. Drips that remain at the bottom of a soda are OK. A half-full can of soda is not OK to place in your bin.

  • Containers: Jugs, bottles, cartons, tubs, trays, buckets, bins
  • Cans: Aluminum, Steel, Aerosol
  • Cardboard: Shipping/Moving (flattened), Cereal, Paperboard, Frozen food
  • Paper: Office, magazines, newspaper, books, mail, shredded (bagged)

Freon is a hazardous chemical that cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact a local vendor to remove this material before your large appliances can be collected by American Disposal Services.

Refrigerators are classified 'white goods' which require a special for removal from your home. Refrigerant must be removed prior to collection. Contact us to request a special pick up of your refrigerator.

Please contact us about scheduling a special roll-off dumpster to collect the waste generated from your project.

We cannot collect rocks in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

A special pick up request is required in order to remove roofing shingles from your location. Please contact us to schedule.

A special pick up request is required to collect a forms of scrap metal. Please contact us to schedule.

Shredded paper is recyclable, however, it must be bagged and tied before placing in your recycling bin. This is the only material that we prefer bagged in the recycling bin. All other recyclables are preferred loose in the container.

A special pick up request is required in order to remove a sink from your location. Please contact us to schedule.

Always discard six-pack ring plastic in your regular household trash. Never recycle this item.

We cannot collect sod in our curbside collection trucks. Please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

A special pick up request is needed for the removal of furniture from your location. Please contact us to schedule.

It is OK to leave staples on your paper prior to tossing in a recycling bin.

Always place steel cans in your recycling bin.

Always place paper of any kind in your recycling bin.

A special pick up is required in order to remove a stove from your location. Please contact us to schedule.

Tarps should never be placed in your recycling bin. Please discard this type of material in your regular household trash container.

Televisions should never be discarded in your regular household trash, however, we can collect old TVs with a special pick up request. Please contact us to schedule a special pick up for your television. You may also contact a certified e-waste collection provider for safe disposal of your television.

Tennis balls cannot be recycled. Please place old tennis balls in your regular household trash container for proper disposal.

Textiles cannot be recycled in your single stream recycling bin. Please donate to a used clothing drop off location or discard in your trash collection container.

Thermostats contain mercury and therefore cannot be discarded in your waste or recycling receptable. Contact your local landfill for household hazardous waste disposal options.

We cannont collect tires. Please contact your local landfill for safe disposal options

Used tissues are too contaminated to process properly at a recycling center. Please discard your tissues in a trash collection container for disposal.

A special pick up request is required for the removal of a toilet from your location. Please contact us to schedule.

Printer and ink cartridges can be discarded in your regular houshold trash. Never place these items in your recycling bin.

Toys made from a single, solid, rigid plastic can be placed in your recycling bin or at the curb on your recycling collection day. Toys made from rubber or that are comprised of varying plastics/materials should be discarded in your regular household trash container.

Branches should be placed at the curb on your regular yard waste collection day. Each individual branch should not exceed 5 feet in length and 3" in diameter. Please cut down branches that exceed this length. Each bundle of branches can weigh up to 50 lb. and measure an arm's distance around. Virginia Customers: We will accept up to 10 bundles. Georgia Customers: We will accept up to 5 bundles.

For larger limbs and greater quantities of yard waste, please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

We cannot collect tree stumps as part of our standard yard waste collection service. Please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

Branches should be placed at the curb on your regular yard waste collection day. Each individual branch should not exceed 5 feet in length and 3" in diameter. Please cut down branches that exceed this length. Each bundle of branches can weigh up to 50 lbs and measure an arm's distance around. Virginia Customers: We will accept up to 10 bundles. Georgia Customers: We will accept up to 5 bundles.

For larger limbs and greater quantities of yard waste, please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

Televisions should never be discarded in your regular household trash, however, we can collect old TVs with a special pick up request. Please contact us to schedule a special pick up for your television. You may also contact a certified e-waste collection provider for safe disposal of your television.

VHS tapes can be collected in your trash can. They should be placed at the curb on your routine trash collection day.

Washers are classified as 'white goods' which require a special for removal from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your washer.

Water heaters are classified as 'white goods' which require a special for removal from your home. Contact us to request a special pick up of your water heater.

Window pane removal requires a special pick up request. Please contact us to schedule this type of service.

Always place cartons in your recycling bin. Cartons contain a recyclable layer of paperboard underneath their plastic coating.

Wire should never be placed in your recycling bin. This type of material causes damage to the equipment that processes your recyclables. Please place wire in your regular trash collection container or contact a local scrap metal recycler for proper disposal.

Wrappers cannot be recycled at this time. Please discard this type of material in your regular household trash container.

Wrapping paper and gift wrap is too low grade of a paper type to recycle. Please discard in your regular household trash container.

Grass, leaves, branches and brush should be placed at the curb on your regular yard waste collection day. Yard waste should be collected in either a personal container marked 'yard waste' or in biodegradable lawn bags. While, clear plastic bags are an acceptable method for collection at this time, they do cause issues at the facility that composts your yard waste. Virginia Customers: We will accept up to 10 bags and 10 bundles. Georgia Customers: We will accept up to 5 bags and 5 bundles.

For an alternative, more eco-friendly method for yard waste disposal, considering starting your own backyard compost pile.

For more specifics about yard waste collection visit our FAQ page.

For larger quantities of yard waste, please contact your local landfill or landscaping company for disposal options.

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