Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Trash & Recycling July 4 Collection Schedule

The City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services will provide garbage,
recycling, yard waste and bulky item collection services according to
the normal schedule on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4.

Residents are reminded of the following tips to ensure collection:

· Bag all garbage before placing it in the garbage rollout cart

· Please do not bag recyclables before placing them in the
recycling rollout cart

· Trimmings from shrubs and trees must be no longer than 5
feet in length and no larger than 4 inches in diameter

· Yard waste should be separated in piles small enough for one
person to carry

· Call 311 to schedule bulky items for collection

· Place collection materials curbside by 6:30 am on the day of

· Place collection items within 2 feet of the curb. Please do
not block the sidewalk

· Allow 3 feet between your garbage cart, recycling cart, yard
waste, bulky items and obstacles such as vehicles, mailboxes, phone
poles, etc.

Also, residents will soon receive their new recycling calendar in the
mail. The calendar is already available online at http://recycleit.charlottenc.gov

For more information on the Curb It! program, please visit http://curbit.charlottenc.gov
or call 311 (704.336.7600).