Plastic: Empty and rinse; no lids under 3 inches. Milk, water, Juice and pop bottles. Yogurt, dairy and margarine tubs. Shampoo and conditioner bottles. Bathroom, kitchen and window cleaner bottles. Detergent and fabric softener bottles. Pill bottles (nonprescription). Stretch wrap (must be combined, bagged and tied tightly within a plastic bag).Plastic bags (must be combined, bagged and tied tightly within a plastic bag). Clean plastic cups. Lids 3 inches or larger (remove from containers and rinse). Clean plastic pots. Clean plastic take-out containers. Clean plastic trays (bakery, meat, etc.)
Aluminum and tin can: empty and rinse out food residue, Labels OK. Beverage cans, food cans, Clean aluminum foil or foil trays.
Scrap metal: small appliances, limit 2ft. x 2ft., 35lbs. No wood, plastic or rubber attachments.
Cardboard: Flatten (less than 3ft. x 3ft.)
Mixed paper and newspaper: Keep it loose – don’t bundle, bag or tie. Newspaper and advertising inserts. Advertising mail and envelops. Shredded paper (bagged in clear plastic bags). Paperback books. Cereal and dry food boxes (remove liner). Magazines, catalogs and phone books. Non foil wrapping paper. Frozen food boxes. Juice boxes. Milk, juice and broth cartoons. Clean paper cups.
Plastic: NO Styrofoam take-out containers. NO Styrofoam or packing peanuts. NO Styrofoam cups. NO Plastic caps or lids (under 3 inches). NO Plastic plates or utensils. NO Plastic clothes hangers. NO Empty motor oil or antifreeze containers. NO Empty prescription vials. NO Candy wrappers or chip bags. NO Ziploc bags.
Paper: NO Food-soiled food boxes. NO Disposable diapers. NO Ribbons or foil wrapping paper. NO Wax or plastic coated cardboard. NO Paper towel, plates or napkins. NO Dirty or soiled paper or facial tissue. NO Hardback books* TIP: remove covers and binding for garbage (pages are recyclable).
Glass: NO Mirrors or window glass. NO Ceramic or dishes. NO Broken glass. NO Light bulbs.
Metal: NO Caps, rings or lids (under 3 inches) NO Empty aerosol spray cans. NO Paint cans. NO Sharp or greasy metal. NO Metal clothes hangers.
Miscellaneous: NO CDs or CD cases. NO Household batteries. NO Clothing, textiles or shoes. NO Medical needles, syringes, “sharps”. NO Tires. NO Electronics. NO Furniture. NO Food scraps.
Yes you may purchase an additional Tipper Cart for a onetime fee. Contact Public Works at 410-822-0513.
No, you will not be charged an additional monthly fee for an additional Tippers Cart
Yes, ONLY in a CLEAR PLASTIC bag. Any recyclables placed out for pickup, in a bag that is not CLEAR, will not be picked up.
No, we will only pickup household garbage that is placed in the tipper cart; any household garbage placed outside of the tipper cart will not be picked up.
You can call Public Works, at 410-822-0513 and we will contact the Recycling Contractor to schedule it to be picked up (on a non-abusive basis).
Yes, it will move ahead by a day. There is a yearly calendar schedule posted on the Town of Easton Web Page.
All single family and multifamily (duplexes and small apartment buildings) residential unit will receive a 65 gallon tipper cart. All Complex units will receive 18 gallon carts and will either have a recycling dumpster or multiple tipper carts to dispose their recycling into. Commercial units will receive 95 gallon tipper carts. Townhomes that do not have a garage or have been deemed by the Town of Easton, as NOT having sufficient storage for a tipper cart, will receive an 18 gallon cart.
Yes, if you live in a Residential Single Family or Multi Family Unit you can upsize to a 95 Gallon Tipper Cart. There will be a grace period until September 28, 2012 where we will exchange a 65 gallon cart for a 95 gallon cart at no cost. All Complex Units and Town Homes, which do not have a garage or have been deemed by the Town of Easton, as NOT having sufficient storage for a tipper cart, will receive an 18 gallon cart.
Yes, you can contact the Town of Easton Public Works Department at 410 822 0513 and request that the recycling tipper cart be retrieved by the town.
Yes, the property will still be charged for the service whether you participate or not.
No, the Contractor will pick up recycling items on Town of Easton observed Holidays with the exception of July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Memorial Day. On these Holidays the Contractor will move the pickup day ahead. Please refer to Recycling Calendar
Our phone number is (410) 822-0513. Please call this numberor email us to schedule pickup of NON-HOUSEHOLD trash.