|Recycling and Yard Waste Programs
|RECYCLING: The City of Maumee operates
a curbside recycling program in conjunction with garbage
collection. There is no limit on the amount of recyclables
that you may put out each week. A 16-gallon rectangular
plastic recycling bin is available from the City of Maumee
at no charge for use by residents. Please call the
Department of Public Service at 419-897-7150, e-mail us at email@example.com,
or pick one up at 400 Conant Street. A
complete set of Recycling Regulations follows.
The following materials are recyclable:
Aluminum, steel, and bi-metal cans, plastics, newspapers,
corrugated cardboard, and glass containers.
City of Maumee Recycling
Recyclable Items (see attached):
- Aluminum and bi-metal beverage cans;
- Plastics (#1 through #7)
- Newsprint, magazines, junk mail and office paper - bundled in a brown paper
grocery bag or tied. Junk mail should be shredded
and also put in a brown paper grocery bag;
- Cardboard - corrugated and single layer (such as
cereal boxes) flattened, no larger
than 3' x 3';
- Glass containers - bottles and jars of clear, brown or
green glass, UNBROKEN;
- Tin and steel cans.
- Your recyclables will be picked up on the same day as
your regular trash pick-up.
- Recycling pick-up is done at the street, not in the
- A blue plastic bin is available for your recyclables
from the City. If your bin is lost, stolen, or
broken, you may pick up a free replacement bin at the
Service Department, 400 Conant Street, second floor, or
call (419) 897-7150.
- You may co-mingle glass, plastic, and metals in the
- Place newspapers, magazines, junk mail and office
paper in a brown paper grocery bag alongside your blue
bin. It is recommended that Junk mail be shredded.
- All cardboard boxes must be flattened and no larger
- Flatten plastic and metal containers to save room in the
- Rinse all containers, remove lids from glass and
plastic containers and discard.
- Remove labels from metal cans. It is not necessary to remove
them from plastic or glass.
- Do not break glass
containers. Broken glass and window glass are not
recyclable and poses a danger to the collector.
- Newsprint should be kept dry. Wet
newspapers are not recyclable.
- Recycling reduces the amount of normal refuse and doesn't
count against your limit of refuse containers, so recycle as
much as possible.
- Shop for items that come in
recyclable containers. The best way to reduce solid waste is
to avoid creating it in the first place.
ITEMS THE CITY DOES NOT RECYCLE AT THE PRESENT
TIME: (Please put these items in your regular
- Styrofoam plastic (egg cartons, meat trays,
- Waxed paper milk and juice containers;
- Plastic bottles from vehicle motor oil;
- Wire coat hangers;
To get rid of Household Hazardous Waste, Lucas County
residents should call the Lucas County Solid Waste
Management District at 419-213-2230. Workers will then
pre-register the resident's material and schedule a time and
place to drop the material off.
Household Hazardous Waste is
described as: Paint; paint-related items, such as brush
cleaner, turpentine, and mineral spirits; pesticides,
insecticides and herbicides; chemical cleaners, and auto
fluids such as gasoline and motor oil.
|YARD WASTE DISPOSAL OPTIONS 2013:
Yard waste is not included in the regular refuse
collection. Yard waste may be handled by the residents
through home composting, through the yard waste collection
service provided by Allied Waste Services, or through
utilizing the available yard waste drop off facilities.
Yard Waste Collection Service:
Allied Waste Services brown yard waste bags are
available for purchase at The Andersons, and Rite Aid in
Maumee and MUST have the Allied Waste Services
seal on the side of the bag (generic bags will not
be picked up by Allied Waste Services). The bags are
also available by calling Allied Waste Services at (419)
472-1165 for home delivery. Payment over the phone
will be with a credit or debit card. The bags will be
delivered within 72 business hours. The purchase price covers the cost of the collection service
and composting of the item.
Collection occurs every Tuesday starting March
5, 2013 through December 3, 2013.
Material that can be placed in your yard waste collection
- Garden Waste
- Limbs or brush if they are cut in 4-foot lengths and
bundled no more than 2-feet in diameter and weighing
less than 50 pounds. The bag should be wrapped
around or attached to the bundle with the Allied Waste
Residents may also contract for an unlimited monthly
service directly with Allied Waste Services. Contact
them at (419) 472-1165.
CHANGES FOR 2013
CHIPPABLE MATERIAL (only) DROP-OFF FACILITIES:
Chippable material (only) drop-off service at the Public
Service Yard located at 214 Illinois Avenue will be on the
following dates between 9am and 1pm: May 18, June 8,
July 20, and August 24, 2013. You must bring proof of
The following location will accept yard waste for FREE:
*Toledo Topsoil & Mulch, LLC, 5315 Stickney Avenue, Toledo, OH (419-729-7280)
You may also utilize the following businesses; however,
there will be a charge:
Clean Wood Recycling, 6505 W. Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH (419)
Ohio Compost, 10839 Sager Road, Swanton, OH (419) 466-4186