Memorial Day: Garbage and Recycling are delayed
1 day this week (pick up on Wednesday, May 29, 2013).
4th of July: Garbage and Recycling are on time this week (Tuesday, July 2, 2013).
Labor Day: Garbage and Recycling are delayed 1 day this
week (pick up on Wednesday, September 4, 2013).
Thanksgiving: Garbage and Recycling are on time this week (Tuesday, November 26, 2013).
Christmas: Garbage and Recycling are on time this
week (Tuesday, December 24, 2013).
New Year's: Garbage and Recycling are on time thiis
week (Tuesday, December 31, 2013).
Curbside Christmas tree pick-up is scheduled
for the first two weeks in January (January 6-10, 2014, and
January 13-17, 2014). Your tree should
be put out on Sunday evenings with all tree bags removed
prior to collection.
Please call 419-897-7150 with any
City of Maumee
Rules & Regulations for Solid Waste Collection
COLLECTIONS - TUESDAYS
REFUSE: The word "refuse" as used herein
shall mean and include: all perishable waste, including
vegetable and fruit waste; animal manure (securely bagged); household
wastes (non-hazardous); clothing; old appliances; water
heaters; furniture; mattresses; carpeting (cut in 4'
lengths, rolled and tied no thicker than 2' in diameter); dismantled swing sets (cut in 4'
lengths and tied, with concrete bases removed).
The word "refuse" shall not mean and shall not
include: lumber; construction, building and remodeling
materials; tires; stones; rocks or dirt; steel or iron; motor
oil; pesticide containers;
paint and paint-related items; automobile parts; tree
stumps or other forms of yard waste; or dead animals.
RECYCLABLES: PLEASE SEE SEPARATE RECYCLING
REGULATIONS FOR PROCEDURE.
COLLECTION SERVICE: Refuse will be collected every
Tuesday for every single-family dwelling, two-, three-, or
four-family dwellings, condominiums and townhouses (all as
defined by Maumee Code) provided that (1) a refuse
receptacle(s) is kept thereon; (2) said dwelling is not served
by a private refuse collection service, and (3) the Director
of Public Service approves of same with the standards of the
Public Service Department. Collections shall be made between
the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
LIMITATIONS ON NUMBER OF CONTAINERS/ITEMS: The limit
upon the number of containers or items collected as part of the
basic service, shall be THREE (3). The Contractor will
collect additional items only if those additional items have
the official "tag" authorizing the additional
service. The "tags" for additional service
are marked with the logo of Allied Waste Services and are available for purchase at
The Andersons, and Rite Aid within the City of Maumee.
They 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. Tags will
be delivered within 72 business hours.
CONTAINER REQUIREMENTS/LOCATION: Container requirements
are metal or hard plastic regulation "refuse"
containers of substantial water tight construction with
tight fitting lids or approved commercial paper or plastic
bags of at least a minimum of 1.5 mils thickness and sealed.
Paper disposable containers are to be wet strength, kraft
paper or equal, and are also to be securely sealed or tied.
Non-disposable containers shall not exceed fifty (50) pounds
when filled. Baskets, barrels, tubs, cans, drums, and
cardboard cartons are not to be used for containers or
placed for collection. Handles must be provided on each side
of the container for carrying purposes. Containers with
ragged or sharp edges or any defect potentially dangerous to
collection personnel must be repaired or replaced.
All approved containers and material must be placed off
the edge of the pavement, property line, or alleyway by 7:00 a.m. on the day
of collection. The resident shall return empty containers
to the premises the day of collection. The Contractor is
responsible for placing containers back on the curb along
the pavement or alleyway and cleaning up spillage caused by
its employees. Where possible, all misses shall be collected
the same day.
REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, AIR CONDITIONERS, &
DEHUMIDIFIERS: New Federal regulations place limitations
upon the disposal of items containing Freon for the cooling
process. Arrangements for this
collection must be made by notifying the Department of
Public Service at 419-897-7150 by Friday prior to the
DISABLED RESIDENTS CARRY-OUTS: Carry-out and carry-back
service will be provided to residents who meet the City's
requirements for disabled, handicapped, or elderly service, and
approved for this type of service. On designated
"carry-outs", collectors will not enter
garages or dwellings or enter enclosed premises when the
gate is locked or if a pet is loose upon the premises.