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New recycling and garbage collection changes broken down

Posted on 8 Jul 2010 by Justin Ruckman

  • New 96-gallon green bins collected once every other week
  • Which week are you? Check this handy map produced by The Observer to see if you’re in an orange or green pickup zone (or search your address on GeoPortal, then refer to the calendar above
  • Which day are you? Check out this PDF map of zones
  • No sorting needed, new green bins accept everything recyclable
  • New items can be recycled now, including aerosol cans, milk and juice boxes and cartons, and plastic #7. View this PDF guide for more info.
  • Old red bins can be used to collect recyclables inside your house, or you can return them by placing them inside the green bins on pickup day
  • If you don’t want to use the new green bins, call 311 and arrange for a pickup
  • visit recycleit.charlottenc.gov for more information

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