Curbside Recycling for the City of Pullman
Welcome to Curbside Recycling
You have the opportunity and convenience of recycling a
number of household disposables at your curbside. Pullman Disposal Service provides
curbside recycling services to single family residents within the Pullman city limits.
Pullman Disposal Service
Preparing Household Recyclables for Curbside
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TOP BIN (Yellow)
Clear Water/Pop Bottles: PETE #1
Plastic. No lids.
Tin/Steel Cans: Remove
labels, Rinse out. Please no loose lids.
Glass Jars & Bottles: Please rinse and remove lids.
Not Acceptable: Window glass, drinking, glasses, or broken Glass.
MIDDLE BIN (White/Grey)
Aluminum Cans: Please don't put
in plastic bags.
Milk and Water Jugs: HDPE
Plastic: Clear or Translucent Only. Please rinse and flatten
containers, and remove caps.
NO COLORED PLASTIC CONTAINERS
BOTTOM BIN (Blue)
Newspaper Only: (Including all
inserts and flyers that come with the newspaper) Keep Dry.
Not Acceptable: Any other paper products including magazines, writing paper,
mailers, wrapping paper, or paper boxes.
Place excess newspaper that will not fit in recycling bin in a paper bag for collection
on your recycling day.
No cereal boxes please.
Place flattened, dry, clean (no food residue) cardboard under your bins. NO LARGE
Please no styrofoam and plastic. Unwaxed cardboard only.
|We do not Accept: Scrap metal of any kind,
cans, hazardous product containers, any other plastic products than those specified, bags
or plastic wrap
We suggest that you keep the bins in a convenient storage area in your home. The
stackable curbside bins make recycling easy and convenient. To keep your bins
looking nice, rinse them down with soap and water occasionally.
When in doubt about the recyclability of an item, call; 334-1914.
- Flatten all plastic containers to save space.
- Do not put broken glass or drinking glasses in containers.
- Nest containers with the blue bin on the bottom, the white bin on the middle and the
heavier yellow bin on the top to avoid "blow-away" in windy weather.
Pullman Curbside Recycling is part of your regular disposal collection service as a
result of city ordinance 93-18, making recycling convenient and inexpensive for every one.
Support for recycling programs has been demonstrated at the state, county and city levels.
We are pleased to provide this service and have made every effort to give you a convenient
and effective recycling opportunity.
Please nest bins together to prevent blow-away. Place full bins at curbside by 7:00 am
on collection day,
Recycling bins remain the property of Pullman Disposal Service. If you are moving or
discontinuing services, please call 334-1914.
HOW RECYCLING HELPS OUR ENVIRONMENT
Curbside collection has become commonplace in communities all across America. As a
result, millions of tons of Recyclables have been diverted from landfills and made in to
DID YOU KNOW...
More than 50% of the materials in your garbage are recyclable.
In Washington State, residents generated more than five million tons of solid waste in
one year. Enough to cover four lanes of I-90 about six feet deep from Seattle to Spokane!
Altogether, Americans throw out 160 million tons of garbage each year, enough to bury
27,000 football fields in a layer of garbage 20 feet deep.
YOUR RECYCLING PHONE NUMBER - If you have any questions regarding your recycling
service such as collection days or the recyclability of any household item, please call
our customer service number: 334-1914
HOLIDAY COLLECTION SCHEDULE
When ever your recycling days fall on New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day,
Thanksgiving or Christmas, collections will be made on the following day. Those
normally receiving pickups on Friday holidays will have collections made on Monday.
Regular collections will be made on all other holidays.
During windy weather, please take precautions to prevent the newspaper, plastic
bottles, and cardboard form being blown out and littering the neighborhood.
YOU MAY DROP OFF OTHER RECYCLABLE ITEMS AT OUR
RECYCLING CENTER COMMODITIES
Magazines and Catalogs
Colored #2 Plastic Bottles (e.g. Clorox Bottles).
The recycling center also accepts Aluminum Cans*, Newspaper, Tin Cans, Milk Jugs,
2-Liter Pop Bottles, Glass Bottles, and Corrugated Cardboard. Call us for directions
(We're located in the Pullman Disposal Building near the Hilltop Restaurant).
* Aluminum cans are purchased on
Saturday afternoons from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and Wednesday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:00.