Below is the REVISED information on Middletown Recycling and Trash Pick Up as of March 20, 2018:

Regular garbage collection schedule

  • Monday - Fourth Ward
  • Tuesday - Second Ward
  • Wednesday - Third Ward
  • Thursday - First Ward
  • Friday - Mixed Recycling
  • Saturday - Business Improvement District 
  • Some Saturdays - Recycling

 REVISED

2018 CITY OF MIDDLETOWN RECYCLING SCHEDULE
City Code: Chapter 407-16

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
  • newspapers/magazines/catalogs
  • 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

 

All recycling (we now do single stream recycling) must be put in bins and put out the night before the following dates:

March  23, 31 
April 6, 13, 20, 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25 
June 2, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 7, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September 8, 14, 21, 28
October 5, 13, 19, 26
November 2, 9, 17, 24, 30
December 7, 14, 21, 29

NOTE: PLEASE SET OUT ALL RECYCLABLES ON THE EVENING BEFORE THE APPROPRIATE FRIDAY OR SATURDAY 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.

 Please click here for printable schedule →    pdf 2018 Recycling Calendar (23 KB)

 Please click here for printable recycle information →   pdf 2018 Recycling Information Sheet (45 KB)

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: 

 REVISED

2018 Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

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 recycling picked up for these weeks on Saturday:

Friday, March 30, 2018 – Good Friday
Monday, May 28, 2018 – Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - Independence Day
Monday, September 3, 2018 – Labor Day
Monday, October 8, 2018 - Columbus Day
Monday, November 12, 2018 – Veterans Day
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 - Christmas Day
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day

Please click here for printable schedule →   pdf Holiday Garbage Schedule 2018 Revised (22 KB)

REMINDER

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.