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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/Bags 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:

COMMINGLED BIN             
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.

#1- #5 Plastic:  Bottles, Jugs, Jars & Tubs  (i.e. soda, sports drinks, shampoo, detergent, milk, mayonnaise, yogurt).

Aseptic Containers:  Milk & juice cartons, juice, soy milk & soup boxes; frozen food boxes.

Metal:  Food & beverage cans and tins.

Glass Bottles & Jars - All Colors.

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

Please Note:
No Styrofoam or #6 Plastic (Polystyrene): beverage cups & lids, clamshells, utensils, cd cases, asprin bottles, etc
No #7 Plastic (i.e. buckets, large water bottles, utensils, beverage cup lids or food containers.
No aerosol cans or pumps (i.e. Afrin).
Please remove food & rinse.
Plastic bottle tops acceptable if on bottle.
No motor oil, paint, solvent, lubricants or chemical containers.
No Plastic Bags (including those w/recycling logo).
No glasses, window glass, pyrex, plastic utensils, beverage cup lids, or containers too big to fit inside bin.

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