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Refuse/Recycling
Litchfield Park Refuse/Recycling Program
Effective November 1, 2008, Waste Management of Arizona began providing trash (refuse and recycling) service to the City of Litchfield Park. The contracted rate, as of November 1, 2013,  is $25.24 per month, per home. Waste Management’s Customer Service Department can be reached at 602-268-2222.

The new service days are: Monday/Thursday trash service with recycling on Thursday, or Tuesday / Friday trash service with recycling on Tuesday. Please refer to the service map below for your service days. The Village at Litchfield Park will continue with automated service with containers provided by Waste Management.  Recycling has been made easier with the new 35-gallon recycling container delivered by Waste Management. Also, the type of recycling commodities accepted has increased.  (See table below.)

Containers used for refuse (trash) pickup service (in-ground containers or your own containers, not to exceed 50 pounds when loaded for collection) shall be placed for collection curbside or, if available, in the alley at the rear of the residence. Containers must be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on your trash and/or recycling service day; however, they may be placed out after 6:00 p.m. on the day preceding regular collection, and shall be removed from the curb by midnight of the day of collection.  Containers shall be stored between collections in such a manner that they are not readily visible from the street. 

Bulk item pickup will be the last Thursday or last Friday of each month.  Place items for bulk pickup at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on your trash day. Items include: yard and tree clippings less than 4’ in length bundled; furniture; box springs; mattresses; carpet cut into 4’ strips; appliances (FREON MUST BE REMOVED); and, other similar items.  NO tires, liquids, paint, batteries, pesticides or 55-gallon drums will be accepted.


Recycling Commodities Accepted

Plastic Bottles or Jugs   

Paper Products

Steel & Tin

Newspapers

Cardboard & Chipboard

Aluminum

Aseptic Boxes

Glass

plastic Jugs

computer & writing paper   

food & tin cans(containing no food)

including all inserts

corrugated cardboard boxes

beverage cans

milk containers

glass food jars

bottles with screw tops

junk mail

empty aerosol cans

magazines

dry food boxes

aluminum foil

juice containers

glass beverage bottles

PETE#1 bottles or HDPE#2 jugs #3,#4,#5, #6,#7 plastic generated from INSIDE the home

brown paper bags

 



shoe boxes

clean disposable baking pans

ice cream containers

 

catalogs

 

 

chipboard

 

ALL CONTAINERS MUST BE CLEAN, CONTAIN NO FOOD OR LIQUID. CARDBOARD BOXES (flattened) MAY BE PLACED BESIDE THE RECYCLE CONTAINER.

What Not to Recycle
Refer to the list below. Direct any questions concerning recyclables to Waste Management.

Aluminum (sheets,siding) not curbside Packing material (peanuts, bubble wrap, sheeting)
Diapers Pet food bags
Dinner (frozen) trays Pie trays
Foil juice bags Plastic bags
Garden hoses Plastic toys
Liners (wax or plastic) Rubber bands
PVC Styrofoam

 

Service Map
View and/or print the service map for Litchfield Park resident refuse and recycling.
Blue: trash pick up on Monday and Thursday; recycling pick up Thursday
Green: trash pick up on Tuesday and Friday; recycling pick up Tuesday

Holiday Collection Schedule
View and/or print the 2014 Holiday Collection Schedule for Litchfield Park resident refuse and recycling.

Live Tree Recycling
The City provides an annual live Christmas tree recycling drop off location in the parking lot west of City Hall. Residents can drop off their live trees the first Saturday in January in the designated area. Please call 623-935-5033 for additional details. 

Contact Information
Questions and inquiries concerning recycling may also be directed to:
City of Litchfield Park
email
214 W. Wigwam Blvd.
Litchfield Park AZ  85340

Ph: 623-935-5033
Fx: 623-935-5427


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