Below is information on Middletown Recycling and Trash Pick Up.
Regular garbage collection schedule
- Monday - Fourth Ward
- Tuesday - Second Ward
- Wednesday - Third Ward
- Thursday - First Ward
- Friday - Mixed Recycling
- Saturday - Business Improvement District
Acceptable recyclable materials include:
- plastic containers codes #1-7
- milk and juice cartons, juice boxes
- metal cans
- aluminum cans/empty aerosol cans
- glass bottles (clear, green and brown)
- frozen food containers, aluminum foil/foil pans
- brown/kraft grocery bags
- notebook paper/computer, fax and copy paper
- telephone & paperback books, soft covered workbooks
- corrugated cardboard
- construction paper, white and colored ledger paper
- junk mail/coupons/envelopes
Unacceptable items include paper soiled with grease/paint, etc., Styrofoam, hangers, plastic bags, plastic toys, film plastics, tissues, napkins or paper towels.
Single Stream Recycling pickup will take place on the following Friday dates in 2016:
January 8, 15, 29
February 5, 26
March 4, 11, 18
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 27
June 10, 17, 24
July 1, 15, 22, 29
August 5, 12, 19, 26
September 2, 16, 23, 30
October 7, 21, 28
November 4, 18
December 2, 9, 16, 23
NOTE: PLEASE SET OUT ALL RECYCLABLES ON THE EVENING BEFORE THE APPROPRIATE FRIDAY PICKUP. ALL RECYCLABLES MUST BE IN A BIN WITH THE LID ON PLEASE.
Middletown Recycling Drop-off Center - 76 Monhagen Avenue - Open Monday - Friday 7:30AM to 3:00PM. Will accept mixed recyclables, mixed paper and yard waste.
NOTE: Please place items in the appropriate containers. DO NOT bring household garbage.
Residential Trash Collection Program
There will be a charge for any bulk trash collected. Appointments can be made at the DPW office once the charge has been paid. Doors must be removed from appliances. Excludes: Car parts, tires, stones, dirt, construction debris, fuel oil, propane tanks, paint and hazardous materials.
There will be no garbage pick up on the City Holiday days listed below. Garbage will be picked up the following day. There will be no recycling pick up for the weeks that have any of the holidays below:
Thursday, January 1, 2016 – New Year's Day
Monday, January 18 2016 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Friday, February 12, 2016 - Lincoln's Birthday
Monday, February 16, 2016 – President's Day
Friday, March 25, 2016 – Good Friday
Monday, May 30, 2016 – Memorial Day
Monday, July 4, 2016 - Independence Day
Monday, September 5, 2016 – Labor Day
Monday, October 10, 2016 - Columbus Day
Friday, November 11, 2016 – Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 26, 2016 - Christmas Day
Monday, January 2, 2017 – New Year's Day
*City Recycling Center is open from 7:30 am – 3:00 pm during the regular business day.
City of Middletown Code requires that all disposables be placed in watertight receptacles as follows:
All materials to be collected should be placed in watertight metallic, plastic or rubberized receptacles having suitable handles and covers, except paper or other combustible material not easily placed in required receptacles. All material not placed in receptacles shall be securely tied and of a size not exceeding eighteen (18) inches in diameter and not over thirty-six (36) inches in length. Receptacles shall have a capacity of not less than ten (10) gallons or over twenty-two (22) gallons. Garbage shall be wrapped in paper before it is deposited in cans or other receptacles.