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Public Service AnnouncementWatertown Sanitation DepartmentRecycle Update The week of Friday, September 2 through Thursday, September 8, 2016 Recycle Route B is collected. Recycle Route B is south of 3rd Ave N. Due to the Labor Day Holiday, the Monday, September 5th route will be collected on Friday, September 2nd. For Single Stream recycling co-mingle all recycle materials in the tan container for collection every other week.
To receive a recycling container, please place your cursor over Government in the upper left hand corner of this website, then place your cursor over Departments, then Regional Landfill, and finally click on Request A Container to order a recycle container. The City of Watertown will deliver an additional Tan 95 gallon Single Stream recycling container at no charge. The City’s residential recycling program remains a voluntary program. Recycling participation at apartments is at the discretion of the apartment manager.
The container remains the property of the City; please do not take them with you if you move. You must register in order to receive a recycle container.
Help the Watertown recycle program achieve maximum efficiency and cost effectiveness. Please do not set out your recycle container until it is full.
Remember-Never include glass in the recycle container. Glass is not recycled and causes injuries on the sort line.
PLEASE REMOVE & DISCARD ALL LIDS & CAPS from plastic containers. Plastic bottles with lids & caps attached do not collapse and take up extra volume in the recycling bales. If lids are attached they must be manually removed at the recycle facility which is not cost effective.
Please place your collection containers out the night before your collection day to avoid missing the truck. Collection routes begin at 5:00 AM, and there is no set time when they will cover a certain area of town. Trucks are not rerouted to pick up containers that are put out late. All containers placed on the parkway or boulevard on the day of collection shall be removed on the same day following collection.
Thanks for your interest in and awesome support of the single stream curbside recycle program! Please place your cursor over Government in the upper left hand corner of this website, then place your cursor over Departments, then Regional Landfill, and finally click on Request A Container to order a recycle container.