Cardboard box disposal
Solid Waste Program Representative John Stumbaugh from
Whether you just moved to Scottsdale or you generate a large amount of cardboard, there is a right way and a wrong way to dispose of it.
Starting with move-in boxes! If you are new to Scottsdale, the City of Scottsdale Solid Waste Services provides a free one-time box collection service. In order to participate in this service you will first need to make sure all packing material is removed; the boxes are completely flattened, and finally place them near the curb in front of your home on the Wednesday that you have scheduled with our department. Call us at 480.312.5600 to schedule an appointment.
For all other boxes, we ask that you dispose of them using the weekly recycling pick up service. Here are some things to remember:
• Make sure your boxes fit completely inside your container and do not extend over the lip of the container or our driver may be unable to empty it.
• If you jam a box into the container, there is a good chance it will stay put when the container is serviced. (Everything beneath it will also stay in the container).
• Never stack boxes on top of your container with the lid closed or open. The boxes often fall off to the side and never make it into the truck.
• Do not stack boxes next to your container. Our operators are not required to get out of the truck to collect anything and the boxes may prevent our operator from accessing your container.
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BISS (Thomas Scientific)
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