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City of Grey Forest

Services offered to the City of Grey Forest

Company efforts are focused on waste removal and disposal as well as recycling through the use of “state of art” collection vehicles and highly motivated personnel.

Residential Garbage Collection and Recycling

Containers

96-gallon cart plus 3 additional items (bags, boxes or bundles not to exceed 35 gallons each).
18-gallon recycling bin

Frequency of Pickup

2 times per week (Wed/Sat) collect on trash. Must be curbside by 7:00am on pickup day.
1 time per week (Wed) collection on recycling.

Recycling

Updated Recyclable Materials List

Paper

ad circulars, catalogs, carbonless paper, cardboard (flattened), dry goods packaging (remove liner), envelopes, file folders, gift wrap (non-metallic), junk mail, magazines, newspaper, office, paper, paperback books ,paper bags, paper milk and juice cartons, paper towel / toilet paper cores, phone books

Plastics

Remove lids and rinse all food and liquids. Examples: beverage bottles, food and condiment bottles and jars (jelly, mustard, mayonnaise). No mirrors, windows, ceramics, or other glass or glazed materials are allowed.

Metal Cans

Aluminum, steel, and tin beverage and food cans rinsed of all food or liquids. Aerosol cans emptied and nozzle removed. Baking tins rinsed and remaining contents removed.

Plastics

1,2,5, bottles, bowls, cups, food trays and tubs, jars, lotion and shampoo bottles

Glass

bottles – all colors (beverage bottles), jars – all colors (jelly or condiment jar)

Metals

aluminum drink cans, aluminum baking tins, steel or tin food cans and lids, empty aerosol cans (remove nozzle and discard in trash)

Not Accepted

Plastic Bags, All Styrofoam, Meat trays, household trash, aluminum foil, appliances, auto glass, clothes, clothes hangers, computer cords, diapers, dead animals (dead animal pick-up), garden hoses, hardcover books, light bulbs, toys, plastic containers with hazardous materials, shredded paper, Styrofoam® formed packing or “peanuts”, trash bags, waxed paper and waxed food containers, yard trimmings

During the term of this contract, the City reserves the right to add or delete items.

Bulk Pickup

Bulk material is collected once annually by taking bulk items to a designated site determined by the city.