University Place Refuse and Recycling offers garbage, mixed recycling and yard waste curbside pickup in University Place. The following are guidelines for residential waste removal. Our instructions are designed to provide you with the best service, in addition to providing safe and sanitary conditions for our workers and your neighbors. Thank you for following the guidelines with your trash disposal.
All commodities must fit into the carts mentioned below WITH LIDS CLOSED:
Place your garbage in your BROWN or GRAY cart.
Place your yard waste in your GREEN cart.
Place your mixed recycling in your BLUE cart.
Please note the above designations. Garbage from a single yard waste or recycling cart can contaminate an ENTIRE LOAD and divert several tons of material into the landfill. Please keep your recycling and yard waste clean!
Our weight restrictions for all commodities are as follows:
24 Gal. cart – 50 lbs.
48 Gal. cart – 100 lbs.
64 Gal. cart – 130 lbs.
96 Gal. cart – 200 lbs.
TIMES & CLEARANCES All garbage, recycling and yard waste containers must be at the curb by 6 a.m. for pickup – we recommend placing your toters out the night before.
Please maintain 3 feet of clearance around all carts, at least 5 feet from vehicles, and 18 feet of overhead clearance.