To avoid disruption in service, carts MUST be curbside by 6 a.m. on your scheduled pick up day. Carts are required to be at least two (2) feet apart and lids completely shut for collection.
Plastic bags CANNOT be placed in the recycle cart. Plastic bags catch in the recycle machines and cause serious damage. Select stores accept plastic bags to be recycled; otherwise they belong in the trash!
Residential recycled materials are picked up from your recycling cart and brought to Right Away Disposal in Apache Junction, AZ. Watch this video to get a glimpse of your recyclables traveling through the recycling facility, also known as a material recovery facility (MRF).
Election signageSigns cannot be recycled in your blue recycling cart, but can be taken to Recycle 1 in Phoenix to be recycled at no charge. Visit Recycle 1 at 3209 S. 36th Street, Phoenix 85040 or call 602-220-9200. Arizona Pacific Pulp, Inc., a division of Recycle 1 provides election sign recycling.
Visit the QC Recycle Center
Conveniently located at Crewse Lane and Ellsworth Road in Town Center (across from Founders' Park Splash Pad, just south of Town Hall). The Town provides this service to residents who live in multi-family communities or businesses without in-house recycling. Recycling helps the entire community! This site is available to anyone who wishes to use it, including those who have not yet begun service.
Additional Recycling Resources
- Textile Recycling Program
- Household Hazardous Waste
- Cooking Oil Recycling
- Recycle without Plastic Bags
- Recycling Events
- Why can't I recycle plastic bags?
- How to place your carts on the street