Sanitation and Recycling

Update September 13, 2021:
The Department of Public Works has resumed a normal collection schedule.

Special items such as bulk metal, refrigerators, and electronics require special handling. See links at left or use the RecycleRite app for information.

NOTE: Construction debris such as sheetrock, lumber and flooring will no longer be picked up. See link at left for a list of local providers.

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.