HAUL OF SHAME

What NOT to put in, or around, your container

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This container is too close to the pole for the automated arms to pick up
Trash Container up against pole
Container is over full, large or long items can damage inside of truck
Example of Overfull Container
This container will be stickered for unauthorized items
Boards Sticking up from Trash Container
This may look okay, but it is backwards, trash can land around the truck instead of inside
Container on street facing wrong direction
Examples of Overfull Container with trash on ground
Trash around Alley Container
Another example of what is "OVERFULL"
Example of Overfull Container
This one is VERY FULL
Example of Overfull Container
Over full; tires can't go in trash containers. Haul to Transfer Station.If there is an empty container nearby, please bring trash to that container.
Trash around Alley Container
Branches can not go in containers
Container filled with Branches
Tires and large items need to be brought into the Transfer Station
LaLarge items/Tires scattered around containerd it
For items that do not fit in the container, please call our Tramp Truck line at 447-8086 for pick up options. These items will not be picked up with normal trash pick up, and may interfere with weekly trash removal.
Mattress and other trash propped on container