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Residential Services

Curbside Tips

In stormy weather, stack papers on the bottom of the bin. Place bins at the curb, or no further than 6 ft. from the street, so they can be easily seen by your collector.

    Please no plastic bags, bulbs or ceramics in your recycling bin.

    Only use recycling bins for recyclables. If there are other types of trash or garbage in your bins, we may have to leave them behind.

Vegetative Waste

What is vegetative waste? Any cut limbs, palm fronds, branches, bushes, twigs, or grass clipping are considered "yard waste." Follow the basic preparations below to help dispose of your material properly. This service is available once a week.

Large branches and limbs
Branches, limbs and other cuttings should be bundled, tied and should not exceed 6 feet in length or weigh more than 50 pounds.

Small clippings
Grass clippings, leaves and small twigs or branches must be placed in sturdy clear plastic bags with tied tops or in containers (with lids) not to exceed 50 gallons or weigh more than 50 lbs.

Large Vegetative Waste Pile Collection
Vegetative waste piles up to eight cubic yards will be collected once a week, on the same days as your regular household garbage. Tip: Eight cubic yards of material is enough to fill a small dumpster, or 12'long x 4' wide x 4.5' tall.

Bulk Trash Collection for Single Family homes

What is bulk trash? Non vegetative items which cannot be containerized, bagged or bundled; including, but not limited to, inoperative and discarded refrigerators, ranges, toilets, washers, dryers, bath tubs, water heaters, sinks, bicycles, and other similar appliances, household goods, minor "do it yourself" projects construction debris, and furniture. Up to 4 cubic yards (size on pickup truck bed) of minor home repair debris can be picked up curbside. Bulk trash items are picked up once a week.

Minor home repair debris accepted include but are not limited to:

  • Lumber - remove/bend nails for safety, no piece more than 6’ or 50 lbs,
  • Fence/paneling – neatly stacked no piece more than 6’ or 50 lbs
  • Drywall/tile place in container weigh no more than 50 lbs
  • Carpet – roll up & secure no more than 4’ or 50 lbs each roll  


Car, boat, motorcycle parts/engines will not be picked up by WM. These items must be hauled by resident or refer to SWA

WM will remove all waste (C&D) from construction activity or clearance of vacant lots in residentially developed areas.