Recycling Programs

Residential Curbside Recycling Service

Residential curbside recycling service is included in the cost of curbside garbage service for all residential customers. However, recycling service will not begin unless requested by the customer. Recycle carts are collected every other week on Schedule A or Schedule B on the same day as regular garbage collection. To request service, call the Sanitation Department at 208.234.6192, or use the Curbside Recycling Service Opt-In Form.

Cost:

One cart is included in the cost of curbside garbage service. Additional recycle carts are available for $5.40 per cart.

Lost or intentionally damaged carts will be assessed a $51.00 per cart fee. Cart cleaning may be requested for $20.00 per cart.

96-Gallon Recycle Cart

96-Gallon Blue Recycle Cart

Collection Schedule:

Recycle carts are collected on Schedule A or Schedule B every other week on the same day as regular garbage collection. Place carts out by 7:00 a.m. to ensure collection.

Recyling Pick-Up Days

Commercial Curbside Recycling Service

Commercial curbside recycling service is included in the cost of curbside garbage service for all commercial customers who participate in curbside garbage service. Recycling service will not begin unless requested by the customer. Commercial customers who only have permanent container or roll-off service may request recycling service for $5.40 per cart per month. Recycle carts are collected every other week. To request service, call the Sanitation Department at 208.234.6192, or use the Curbside Recycling Service Opt-In Form.

Cost:

One cart is included in the cost of curbside garbage service. Additional recycle carts are available for $5.40 per cart per month. Customers who only have permanent container or roll-off service may request recycling service for $5.40 per cart per month.

Lost or intentionally damaged carts will be assessed a $51.00 per cart fee. Cart cleaning may be requested for $20.00 per cart.

96-Gallon Recycle Cart

96-Gallon Blue Recycle Cart

Collection Schedule:

Recycle carts are collected every other week on Schedule A or Schedule B. Pick-up day is determined by location. Place carts out by 7:00 a.m. to ensure collection.

RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL RECYCLING DOS AND DON'TS

ITEMS ACCEPTED
Most Paper - newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogs, cardboard boxes, food packaging boxes, office paper, note pads, coated paper, junk mail, envelopes, manila folders
Some Plastics - beverage, food, and household cleaner containers marked #1 PET or #2 HDPE that have been rinsed and their caps securely in place
Certain Metals - food or beverage tin and aluminum cans or containers that have been rinsed
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED
Plastics marked with #3 through #7 recycling symbols, plastic clam shell containers, plastic deli trays, plastic bags, shredded paper, potato chips bags, paper towels, paper plates, PVC and ABS pipe, medical waste, toys, clothing, carpet, tissue paper, wax-coated beverage containers, cellophane paper, plastic wrap, foam rubber, packaging materials (peanuts, bubble wrap, Styrofoam), Styrofoam containers, ceramic containers, cereal box liners, string, aerosol containers, and any container that has been filled with paint, pesticides, herbicides, or petroleum products.
If in doubt, leave it out.

Have an event?

The Sanitation Department offers recycle carts for events for $25.00 per cart. To reserve an event cart, or for more information, contact the Sanitation Department at 208.234.6192.