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Republic will not service trash and recycle containers that are not accessible. For alley pickups, please make sure to remove he snow around your toter and clear a path to your containers. For street pickups, if the tree lawn is not accessible due to the snow, please place the toters in the street as close to the curbs as possible or on the drive approach.

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City of Maumee Recycling Regulations

Recyclable Items:

  • Aluminum and bi-metal beverage cans
  • Plastics (#1, 2, 4, 5 & 7)
  • Newsprint, magazines, junk mail and office paper
  • Cardboard - corrugated and single layer (such as cereal boxes) flattened, cut to size to fit into Toter
  • Glass containers - bottles and jars of clear, brown or green glass, unbroken
  • Tin and steel cans.

Recycling Pick-Up:

  1. Your recyclables will be picked up on the same day as your regular trash pick-up.  Collections shall be made between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
  2. Recycling pick-up is collected at the same location as the Refuse.
  3. Co-mingle glass, plastic, paper, cardboard, and metals in the Toter.
  4. All cardboard boxes should be flattened to fit into the Toter.

Recycling Hints:

  1. Rinse all containers, remove lids from glass containers and discard.
  2. Remove labels from metal cans.  It is not necessary to remove them from plastic or glass.
  3. Do not break glass containers.  Broken glass is not recyclable and poses a danger.
  4. Newsprint should be kept dry.  Wet newspapers are not recyclable.
  5. Recycling reduces the amount of normal refuse going to the landfills, so recycle as much as possible.
  6. 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:  

  • Styrofoam plastic (egg cartons, meat trays, fruit-vegetable packaging)
  • Waxed paper milk and juice containers
  • Plastic bottles from vehicle motor oil
  • Unmarked plastics, #3 or #6
  • Wire coat hangers 
  • Diapers
  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Wood
  • Auto Tires or Auto Parts
  • Bio-Hazardous Waste
  • Electronic Waste
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic CD Cases
  • Scrap Metal
  • Hoses

2019 Holiday Collection Schedule

Memorial Day:  Garbage and Recycling are delayed 1 day this week (pick up on Wednesday, May 28, 2019).

Labor Day:  Garbage and Recycling are delayed 1 day this week (pick up on Wednesday, September 4, 2019).

**All other pickups are on Tuesday as scheduled.

 
Refuse & Recycle Alley Adjustments

There will no longer be refuse pick up in the alleys on streets East of Michigan Avenue.  Instead the new toters for refuse and recycling will need to be placed at the street for pick up. 

For residents with alleys in the uptown area as well as on Indiana, Clinton and Sackett, alley pick up will continue.  New refuse and recycle toters should be placed for pick up in the alley, while yard waste bags will still be picked up at the street. 

Public Service Department
419-897-7150
cityservices@maumee.org