Tucson Trash Pickup In The City Of Tucson AZ
City Of Tucson Trash Pickup Is Done By The Tucson Department Of Environmental Services
Tucson trash pickup is provided by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Tucson trash collection is scheduled once a week. The day of the week scheduled for trash pick up varies by the area one lives in. Tucson trash collection will be on the same day as recycling collection.
Tucson Environmental services also handles:
> Recycling and waste reduction.
> Operating the City’s Los Reales Landfill in compliance with State and Federal regulations.
> Cleaning up groundwater at old landfills.
> Ensuring that the City’s air quality and industrial waste discharge permits are up-to-date and in compliance.
Most City of Tucson residents will have a green garbage container collected at the curb. Customers using curb collection can choose the size container that best meets their requirements. This is done through the Right Size Your Can Program.
Tucson trash collection times will vary. Tucson trash service requests each trash container be on the curb by 6 a.m. on the collection day.
Each Tucson trash container is to be positioned at the curb with the lid opening toward the street. Should there be more than one container leave at least three feet between containers.
Also, containers should be at least 3 feet away from parked cars, mailboxes and other obstacles. Take notice of any overhead branches or other obstructions. There should be at least a 15 feet clearance from any overhead obstructions.
Containers should not be left at the curb on non-service days. All containers must be pulled back onto private property on non-service days.
In some areas households may share 300-gallon containers. These Tucson trash containers are normally placed in alleys.
The cost of this Tucson trash service ranges from $15.00 to $16.75 per month. The cost will depend on the size of the container being used. Fees are included in your Utility Services bill, which also includes Tucson Water and Pima County Sewer charges.
Tucson Environmental Customer Service
Household Hazardous Waste Information
Tucson Environmental Services is located at
Price Service Center
4004 South Park Ave., Bldg. #1
Tucson, Arizona 85714
Check the City of Tucson map for driving directions from your location.
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