Sanitation and Recycling

The Bureau of Sanitation is responsible for the collection of garbage, bulk trash and other refuse from:
  • private residences
  • commercial establishments on a restricted basis
  • City litter cans and baskets located in business areas
  • apartment buildings
Over 36,000 tons of garbage are collected each year and over 20,000 tons of material is recycled each year.

Staff and equipment from this Bureau are also used to plow streets during snowfall.