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Below is information on Middletown Recycling and Trash Pick Up.

Regular garbage collection schedule

  • Monday - Fourth Ward
  • Tuesday - Second Ward
  • Wednesday - Third Ward
  • Thursday - First Ward
  • Friday - Mixed Recycling
  • Saturday - Business Improvement District 

 

2017 CITY OF MIDDLETOWN RECYCLING SCHEDULE
City Code: Chapter 407-16

Acceptable recyclable materials include:

  • plastic containers codes #1-7
  • milk and juice cartons, juice boxes
  • metal cans
  • aluminum cans/empty aerosol cans
  • glass bottles (clear, green and brown)
  • frozen food containers, aluminum foil/foil pans
  • brown/kraft grocery bags
  • newspapers/magazines/catalogs
  • notebook paper/computer, fax and copy paper
  • telephone & paperback books, soft covered workbooks
  • corrugated cardboard
  • construction paper, white and colored ledger paper
  • junk mail/coupons/envelopes

 THERE WILL BE NO SATURDAY RECYCLING PICKUP

All recycling (we now do single stream recycling) must be put in bins and put out the night before the following dates:

January 13, 27
February 3, 10
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
April 7, 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26
June 9, 16, 23, 30
July 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 20, 27
November 3, 17
December 1, 8, 15, 22

NOTE: PLEASE SET OUT ALL RECYCLABLES ON THE EVENING BEFORE THE APPROPRIATE FRIDAY PICKUP. ALL RECYCLABLES MUST BE IN A BIN WITH THE LID ON PLEASE.

Middletown Recycling Drop-off Center - 76 Monhagen Avenue - Open Monday - Friday 7:30AM to 3:00PM. Will accept mixed recyclables, mixed paper and yard waste.

NOTE: Please place items in the appropriate containers. DO NOT bring household garbage.

 Please click here for printable schedule →   2017 Recycling Calendar

 Please click here for printable recycle information →  pdf 2017 Recycling Information Sheet (45 KB)

Residential Trash Collection Program

There will be a charge for any bulk trash collected. Appointments can be made at the DPW office once the charge has been paid. Doors must be removed from appliances. Excludes: Car parts, tires, stones, dirt, construction debris, fuel oil, propane tanks, paint and hazardous materials.

There will be no garbage pick up on the City Holiday days listed below.  Garbage will be picked up the following day.  There will be no recycling pick up for the weeks that have any of the holidays below: 

 

2017 Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

There will be no garbage pick up on the City Holiday days listed below. Garbage will be picked up the following day. There will be no recycling pick up for the weeks that have any of the holidays below:

Monday, January 2, 2017 – New Year's Day
Monday, January 16, 2017 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 13, 2017 - Lincoln’s Birthday
Monday, February 20, 2017 – President’s Day
Friday, April 14, 2017 – Good Friday
Monday, May 29, 2017 – Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - Independence Day
Monday, September 4, 2017 – Labor Day
Monday, October 9, 2017 - Columbus Day
Friday, November 10, 2017 – Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25, 2017 - Christmas Day
Monday, January 1, 2018 – New Year’s Day

Please click here for printable schedule →  pdf 2017 Holiday Garbage Schedule (22 KB)

REMINDER

City of Middletown Code requires that all disposables be placed in watertight receptacles as follows:

All materials to be collected should be placed in watertight metallic, plastic or rubberized receptacles having suitable handles and covers, except paper or other combustible material not easily placed in required receptacles. All material not placed in receptacles shall be securely tied and of a size not exceeding eighteen (18) inches in diameter and not over thirty-six (36) inches in length. Receptacles shall have a capacity of not less than ten (10) gallons or over twenty-two (22) gallons. Garbage shall be wrapped in paper before it is deposited in cans or other receptacles.

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