Garbage, Trash, Vegetation, and Recyclable Material Collection
New Schedule Oct. 1, 2009
Mondays -- Recycling, Bulk Trash & Vegetation
Thursdays -- Trash
Garbage must be in metal or plastic containers with tight fitting lids. Containers must be placed at roadside by 7:30 am the day of pickup and promptly removed afterwards. Thirty gallon maximum size container.
Vegetation (grass and cuttings) is picked up on Mondays only. Grass and small cutting (under 24 inch) can be in plastic bags. Tree and shrub cuttings (except palm fronds) shall be no longer than 6 feet and stacked in an orderly fashion. Tree section or logs shall not weigh more than 50 pounds.
Recyclable materials are picked up on Mondays only. The following materials are currently being recycled. In your yellow bin: magazines, newspapers/inserts, brown paper grocery bags, cardboard boxes. In your blue bin: aluminum or steel cans, foil & pie plates, glass bottles & jars, plastic containers (1 & 2), drink boxes, milk & juice cartons. No plastic bags please!
Recycling At Home
Recycling is available to all Palm Beach Shores residents. With your help we have made Palm Beach Shores recycling program one of the best in the county. If you currently recycle, we thank you. If you don't, we urge you to start. Solid Waste Authority will now share 50% of proceeds from the sale of recycled goods with the Town. Recycling is easy in Palm Beach Shores. Here's how:
Paper products go in your yellow bin. Palm Beach County recycles:
• Unwanted mail
• School/Office paper
• Telephone Books
• Beverage cartons
• Paper bags
• All Cardboard boxes
Recyclable containers go in your blue bin. These include:
• Plastic containers #1 through #7
• Steel cans
• Glass Bottles and Jars
• Aluminum Cans, Foil, and Pie Pans
• Drink Boxes
• Milk and Juice Cartons
Recycling pickup is on Monday mornings. Blue and yellow recycling bins are available at Town Hall.
Note: Contractor or builder must remove construction materials.