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Brentwood Solid Waste 2010

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									       Brentwood Solid Waste              2010
 GARBAGE, RECYCLING, YARD WASTE PICKUPS
                                          SERVICE
                                          G U I D E




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OK FOR GARBAGE
6-pack rings (please cut)   Leather                              Rubber/neoprene
Auto glass                  Light bulbs (no fluorescent)         Rugs/mats
Asphalt roofing tile        masonite                             Shoes
Binders                     metal cable wire                     Shower curtains, liners
Bubble wrap                 metallic wrapping paper              Sponges
Carbon paper                mirrors                              Straws, stir sticks (plastic)
CDs                         Nails                                Stuffed animals, toys
Cello wrap                  Nylon                                Styrofoam
Clothing                    Packing peanuts                      Tape
Ceramics (including tile)   Papers used for cleaning             Tempered glass
Cosmetic containers         Pet feces                            Textiles
Computer diskettes          Photographs                          Toothpaste tubes
Contaminated or             Plastic plants                       Transparencies, microfilm,
 soiled paper               Plastics, unrecyclable                negatives (acetate)
Deodorant casing            Plastic film                         Tyvek (overnight envelopes)
Diapers                     Plastic wrap                         Utensils (plastic)
Feminine products           Plexi-glass                          Vacuum cleaner bags
Foam (all types)            Polystyrene                          Window glass
Garden hose                 Records, tapes                       Wood (treated)
hangers                     Report covers (plastic)
Laminated items             Rubber stamps


                            hELPFUL hINTS
                            • Be sure all materials fit inside the cart with lid closed.
                            • Before discarding, consider donating items such as shoes, clothing,
                              stuffed animals and toys.
        REMINDER …          • Most dry cleaners will take hangers free of charge.
                            • Most grocery stores accept plastic bags for recycling.
                            • Place only trash in your garbage cart.


         Place carts at
        curb by 5 a.m.
         or the night
           before &
          remove by
        10 p.m. of your
          pickup day.
        Leave 3 feet of
        space between
             carts.
OK FOR RECYCLING
                                      Detergent boxes                          Paper (adhesive/Post-its)
Books                                 Egg cartons (no Styrofoam)               Paper bags
Boxes, packages                       Envelopes with metal clasps              Paper packaging (tape oK)
Carbonless paper                      Envelopes with plastic windows           Paper towel tubes
Cardboard (cut to fit in cart)        Frozen food packages                     Pet food bags
Catalogs                              Gift wrap (non-metallic)                 Pizza boxes*
Cereal boxes                          Junk mail                                Ribbon
Colored/construction paper            magazines                                Shredded paper (in a paper bag)
Computer paper                        manila folders                           Telephone books
Copy paper                            Newspapers                               Tissue paper (gift type)
Coupons                                 and inserts                            Toilet paper tubes

                                                                               Fruit baskets (#1-#7)
                                                                               household cleaning containers
Aerosol cans (empty)                  Baby wipe containers
                                                                               Lids and caps
All-metal utensils                    Bleach bottles
                                                                               milk jugs
Aluminum cans                         Buckets without handles
                                                                               Plant containers (#1-#7)
Aluminum foil (clean)                 Condiment bottles
                                       (rinsed)                                Prescription bottles (empty)
Aluminum pie plates
                                      CRV containers                           Shampoo/Conditioner
Cookie sheets
                                       (soda, water, juice)                       bottles
CRV beverage cans
                                                                                 Tub containers (#1-#7)
Food cans                             Detergent bottles
                                                                                  Water jugs
Paint cans (empty, dried, latex)      Food containers
Pet food cans
Steel cans                                                    Bottles and jars
Tin cans                                                      CRV beverage containers


hELPFUL hINTS                                                                         REMINDER …
• Recycling collections are every other week on the same day as your
  garbage service.
• Place all recyclables in the blue recycling cart.
• Be sure all materials fit inside the cart with lid closed.
• Before discarding, consider reusing or donating.                                     Place carts at
• No ceramics, window glass, drinking glasses or light bulbs.                         curb by 5 a.m.
• No food, garbage and organic or green waste materials.                               or the night
                                                                                         before &
• No plastic bags. Return to the grocery store for recycling or re-use them.
                                                                                        remove by
• No Styrofoam or polystyrene packing peanuts.
                                                                                      10 p.m. of your
• No metal pipe, plumbing fixtures or applicances.                                      pickup day.
• No hazardous or e-waste.                                                            Leave 3 feet of
                                                                                      space between
*All packaging containing food must be free of residue.                                    carts.
OK FOR YARD WASTE RECYCLING
Brush                              Shrubbery                         AUTUmN LEAF
Cactus                             Straw
Flower cuttings                    Tree limbs up to 3 inches in      BAG PRoGRAm
Flowers                             diameter should be cut to        The City’s free leaf bag
Fruit                                   2-foot lengths               program helps beautify the
Garden trimmings                        Tree branches up to 6        City as well as assisting street
hay                                inches in diameter should be      sweeping efforts which keep
                                   cut to 1-foot lengths
house plants                                                         storm drains free of debris and
                                   Vegetables
Lawn clippings                                                       prevent flooding during the
                                   Weeds
Leaves                                                               rainy season.
                                   Wood chips
Prunings                                                             operating from october 1
                                                                     through the end of January, the
ComPoSTING AS AN oPTIoN                                              program provides residents free
Free composting workshops are held periodically at a variety of      leaf bags which can be picked
locations throughout East and Central Contra Costa County.           up at City hall, 708 Third St.
For information about workshops in Brentwood call the City’s Solid   After filling your existing
Waste Division at (925) 516-6090 or visit the City website at        green cart(s) with leaves, fill
www.ci.brentwood.ca.us, click on “operations/maintenance” under
                                                                     the bags and place them curb-
Public Works in City Departments, then click on “Garbage and
Recycling” in the operations window. In the next window, under       side to the side of your carts,
Recycling, click on “Compost Workshops.”                             not in front of the carts. They
To find free workshops offered throughout the county and other       will be collected on your yard
information about composting, grasscycling and gardening, visit      waste pickup day at no addi-
www.cccrecycle.org and click on “Composting & Grasscycling.”         tional charge. only these bags
                                                                     will be collected at no
NOT ACCEPTABLE FoR                                                   additional charge.
YARD WASTE RECYCLING
• Plastic bags or pots                   REMINDER …
• Rocks and concrete                                                 hELPFUL hINTS
• Sod and dirt                                                       • Yard waste collections are every
• Large tree trunks and stumps                                        other week on the same day as
  greater than 6 inches in                                            your garbage service.
  diameter or more than 2 feet             Place carts at            • Be sure all materials fit inside
  in length                               curb by 5 a.m.              the cart with lid closed.
• Palm fronds/bamboo                       or the night              • No garbage or inorganic mate-
• Pet waste                                  before &                 rials including recyclables like
                                            remove by                 plastics, glass, metal and paper.
                                          10 p.m. of your
                                            pickup day.
                                          Leave 3 feet of
                                          space between
                                               carts.
                                                                            hoLIDAY REmINDER
                                                                            Services not provided on Christmas Day and New Years Day. If your pickup day falls on those
                                                                            holidays or the following day, service will be one day later for that week only.

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                                                                                                  Recycle            Green Waste                 holiday (service provided the following day)



                                                                            CARTS AT ThE CURB LINE                          QUESTIoNS?
                                                                            Place carts at the curb by 5:00                 Call us at (925) 516.6090 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.,
                                                                            a.m. or the night before and                    monday - Friday or email solidwaste@ci.brentwood.ca.us
                                                                            remove them by 10:00 p.m. of
                                                                            your pickup day.

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ADDITIoNAL SERVICES
Should you have extra material or bulky items, please call the           BILLING INFoRmATIoN
Solid Waste Division at least 24 hours prior to your regular collec-
tion day to arrange for these additional services.                       You will receive one monthly
Brentwood solid waste customers are invited to participate in the        bill for your water, sewer and
city’s annual neighborhood clean-up event. Residents can bring           garbage services as applicable.
unwanted household items including yard waste, appliances,
                                                                         Payment is due upon receipt
e-waste (TV’s, computers, etc.), furniture and garbage, free of
charge to the City’s Solid Waste Transfer Station. The clean-ups are     of your bill.
held in the Spring on Saturdays. For the exact day of your neigh-        To make bill paying easier,
borhood clean-up event, please visit the City’s website at
                                                                         sign up for automatic payment
www.ci.brentwood.ca.us, under City Departments, choose
operations/maintenance, then click on “clean-up events”.                 with your masterCard/Visa
                                                                         credit card or your check-
mISSED PICK-UP
                                                                         ing account. Download the
If your carts are not serviced on your regular collection day, at your
earliest convenience, please call the Solid Waste Division for a         application at http://www.
pick-up.                                                                 ci.brentwood.ca.us/department/
                                                                         fi/financial/utility.cfm, then click
RECYCLING ExTRA CARDBoARD
To recycle clean, unsoiled cardboard that won’t fit in                   on “Autopay with Checking
your recycling cart, you may drop off free of charge                     Account/Credit Card” or call
at the dumpsters labeled “Cardboard only” at the City’s                  Utility Billing at (925) 516-
drop-off site at 2300 Elkins Way. The bins are avail-                    5415 to receive a form by mail.
able for drop-off 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. monday-Saturday.
The cardboard should be broken down, flattened and                       Utility Billing office hours are
placed inside the bins. Video cameras monitor the site                   8 a.m. to 5 p.m. monday-
for the safety of residents and to ensure compliance with                Friday, except holidays. For
the site’s hours and drop-off policies.                                  your convenience, the City
WhERE To SToRE CARTS                                                     has 2 payment boxes located
Per the Brentwood municipal Code, recycling, yard waste and              outside City hall where you
garbage carts must be stored out of public view.
                                                                         may drop off payments. If you
moVING?                                                                  do not receive your bill or have
If you are moving, please call (925) 516-5415 to stop service or         billing questions, please call
modify your account.
                                                                         (925) 516-5415.
hoLIDAYS
Services not provided on Christmas Day and New Years Day.If your            SoLID WASTE DIVISIoN
pickup day falls on those holidays or the following day, service will           (925) 516-6090
be one day later for that week only.                                      solidwaste@ci.brentwood.ca.us
hoW Do I REPoRT ILLEGAL DUmPING?
                                                                                     Hours
If you witness illegal dumping in progress within City Limits, please
                                                                             7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
call the Police non-emergency number at (925) 634-6911.
                                                                                monday-Friday
If you come across illegally dumped material within the City
Limits, please call Code Enforcement at (925) 516-5405.                     You can leave a message
                                                                                24 hours a day.
hoUSEhoLD hAZARDoUS AND E-WASTE                                      ACCEPTABLE hAZARDoUS
Brentwood actively participates in the safe reduction and disposal   WASTE
of household hazardous Waste (hhW) and E-Waste                       Antifreeze
at the Delta hhW Collection Facility. This facility                  Batteries
is located at 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch highway,                        Cooking oil/Grease
Pittsburg and is free of charge to all Brentwood
                                                                     Drain openers
solid waste customers. For hours and more in-
formation, please call the Delta hhW Collection                      Fluorescent Bulbs
Facility at (925) 756-1990 or visit Delta’s website:                 Gasoline
www.ddsd.org                                                         Grease, Rust Solvents
                                                                     herbicides
ACCEPTABLE E-WASTE                                                   high-Intensity Lamps
Your item qualifies as e-waste if it can be plugged in.              household Cleaners
• Computers, Laptops                                                 Lighter Fluid
• Electronic Lab Equipment (No Radioactives)                         mercury Thermometers
• Fax machines                                                       motor oil
• Keyboards, mice, hard drives, printers                             musical Greeting Cards
• Microwaves (no other large appliances)                             Nail Polish, Removers
• Oscilloscopes                                                      oven Cleaners
• Paper Shredders                                                    Paints, Stains
• PC boards/loose PCBAs                                              Paint Thinners, Strippers
• Portable Electronic Devices (PDAa, PSPs, etc.)                     Pesticides, Insecticides
• Power Cords                                                        Pool Chemicals
• Power Supplies                                                     Propane Tanks
• Radios/Stereo Equipment                                            Shoes with flashing lights
• Satellite Dish-Receivers                                           Small Appliances
• Tape, Zip,Optical Drives                                           Used oil Filters
• Telephones/Cell Phones/Answering Machines                          Vacuum Gauges
• TVs/Computer Monitors                                              Wood, metal Cleaners
• VCR/DVD Players
                                                                          NoT ACCEPTABLE
                                                                         hAZARDoUS WASTE
                                                                     Asbestos
                                                                     Explosives
                                                                     medical Waste
                   DELTA hhW CoLLECTIoN FACILITY                     Radioactive materials
                   hAS A ShARPS PRoGRAm,
                                                                     Rail Ties, Treated Wood
                   PLEASE CALL ThEm AT
                    (925) 756-1990.                                  Tires
                                                                     For additional information on
                                                                     these items contact the Delta
                                                                     hhW Collection Facility.

								
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