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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ

DOES THE CITY PICK UP DEAD ANIMALS?

Yes, dead animals up to the weight of 50 pounds will be removed from the right of way on residents' property. For removal please call (334) 241-2515.

WHAT CAN I RECYCLE?

Residents may recycle paper (no shredded), aluminum, steel cans and number 1 & 2 plastics. For more information, please visit our department's Recycling link.

DO YOU PICK UP BUILDING MATERIALS?

No. Building debris, such as scrap lumber, plaster, roofing, concrete and other materials resulting from demolition, construction or remodeling will be the responsibility of the owner, contractor or tenant.

WHAT TIME SHOULD MY TRASH OR GARBAGE BE PLACED FOR SERVICE?

The rollout container must be at the curb no later than 7:00 am on pick up day and removed no later than 7:00 pm the same day.

WHY WERE MY LOOSE LEAVES AND GRASS NOT PICKED UP?

Grass and pine straw must be containerized at all times. Leaves must be containerized, except during October 1 through April 15 of each year. During this period, leaves must be placed in piles separate from other trash behind the curb.  However, we appreciate and encourage residents to containerize all debris left at the curb for faster service and overall neighborhood cleanliness.

WHAT CAN I PLACE AT THE CURB FOR PICK UP? 

Grass, pine straw or leaves, placed in 30 gallon containers or bags tied at the top and placed behind the curb.  Limbs and hedges cut less than 4' in length and 8" in diameter may also be placed behind the curb for pick up.  All other items must be scheduled for bulk pick up to be placed at curb.  Please note, only residents with current service with the Sanitation Department are eligible for this service.

HOW CAN I SCHEDULE A BULK PICK UP? 

Call 311.   The pick up will be on the designated day and charges range from a minimum of $10.00 to $70.00 per truck load.   Stoves, refrigerators, freezers, sofas, hot water heaters, or other appliances may be picked up at a charge of $10.00 per unit.


 


 


 

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