Cart Capacity

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Cart Capacity - Don't Overfill

 Please remember that the lid must be closed on both carts and not overfilled with items. This helps keep your street clean and free from debris that may be spilled in the pick up process. 

Most households will find that one trash cart (sandstone-colored) and one recycling cart (blue) will be sufficient if the recycling cart is used for the full range of recyclable materials. 

Trash & Recycling cans

The Trash and Recycling Cart MUST BE completely closed and may not be serviced if the cart is over stuffed

Town residents may order one extra recycling cart without charge. An additional trash cart can be requested for an added $7.15 per month. 

If you anticipate needing additional carts upon establishing new service, you may order them before the delivery date, or at any time. However, we recommend you wait until you have experienced the new program for a few weeks to determine your actual capacity needs. 

* Return completed application to the Town's Development Services Building, 22358 S. Ellsworth Road, by e-mail to trash.recycling@queencreek.org or by fax at 480-358-3001.

Cart Placement

To ensure your service is not missed, please

  • Place your carts in the street with the wheels against the curb by 6 a.m. on your scheduled day of collection.
  • Place your carts at least 2 to 4 feet apart.
  • Do not block the sidewalk for pedestrian use.
  • Do not place your carts near parked vehicles.
  • Do not place your carts in the landscape.
  • Do not place your carts near trees.

THANK YOU for helping to keep your neighborhood street clean by following these few simple rules.   

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