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Materials Preparation
Residents must have paid their semi-annual collection fee to receive collection.
Trash and recyclable materials are collected at curbside once a week and must be set out by 7:00 a.m. to ensure collection.

Trash Collection Guidelines:

Each bag or barrel must have a green disposal tag or six-month barrel sticker.
Trash may be placed in plastic trash bags or barrels up to 34 gallons in size.
Barrels must weigh no more than 40 pounds.
Materials may not extend above the barrel rim.
There is no limit to the number of bags or barrels a resident may set out.
Concord's curbside program accepts only items that fit in a bag or barrel.  Large items may be disposed of at the semi-annual DropOff days.  Contact 978-318-3240 for questions and additional information.

Recyclable Materials Collection
Concord has a dual stream recycling program.  Please place paper and commingled materials in separate bins.  See guidelines below:

Books:  hard cover & paperback.
Cardboard:  flattened, 30" x 30" max
Copy Paper & Stationary:  white & colored. staples OK.
Egg Cartons
Paperboard (i.e. cereal box w/o liner, shoe box, cardboard tubes).
Junk mail & envelopes: window envelopes, labels, and staples OK.
Magazines & inserts
Paper Bags
Phone Books
Pizza Boxes (non-soiled - (cut out soiled sections)
Shredded Paper (place in brown paper bag and staple)
Wrapping Paper (no foil-type or paper with metallic coloring)

Please Note:
No paper towels, tissue, napkins, photographs.
Paper can be placed in recycling bin and/or in paper bags beside bin.
During inclement weather:  place paper horizontally in bin (flat, to shield papers below).  Consider placing commingled bin on top of paper bin if space allows, or consider waiting until the following week.

Plastic, Metal, Glass & Aseptic Containers

Plastic Bottles & Containers with #1-#7 Recycling Logo (i.e., soda, sports drinks, yogurt, shampoo, detergent, flower pots)

Aseptic Containers:  Milk cartons, juice boxes, frozen food boxes, ice cream tubs, take-out food cartons.

Metal:  Food & beverage cans and tins.Bottles & Jars

Glass bottles & Jars - All Colors

Spiral Cans - (i.e. nuts & potato chips)

Please Note:
No aerosol cans
Please remove food & rinse
Plastic bottle tops are acceptable
Labels do not need to be removed
Coffee & Beverage cup lids w/ recycling logo acceptable.
No motor oil, paint, solvent, lubricants or chemical containers
No Styrofoam
No Pumps (i.le. Afrin)
No Plastic Bags (including those w/recycling logo)
No glasses, window glass, pyrex, plastic utensils or containers too big to fit inside bin.

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