Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste Guide
Set Recycle can out every Wednesday
Plastics: #1 and #2
plastic bottles, plastic sheeting and plastic jugs with necks including milk
jugs, pop bottles, many shampoo bottles, detergent and cleaning bottles. The numbers can be found on the bottom or
lid in garbage -Rinse
and let drain overnight
-Computer Paper -Flatten Cardboard and
-Phone Books -Keep flat and dry
-Corrugated Cardboard -No food contaminated items
-Office Paper -Place shredded paper in grocery bag
-Boxes: Cereal, Cake Mixes, etc
-No Pizza Boxes
include aluminum and tin cans along with clean aluminum foil and pie plates.
Preparation: -Empty, rinse out and flatten -Remove labels
RUSTON DOES NOT PICKUP GLASS
Garbage is picked up Monday or Friday depending on which side of Town you live in. See Utility Billing Clerk to find out when
your garbage pickup day is. Set cans out by 7AM on the morning
of your pickup.
- Set yard waste out every Wednesday by 7AM
- Yard waste must be put into the Yard Waste can.
- We do not pick up dirt,
rocks, sod, treated lumber, animal manure, or cat litter. Small amounts of fruits or vegetable matter from your garden is
For questions or comments please stop by Town Hall at
5117 N Winnifred or call 253-759-3544.