Recycling Information for Hazelwood Residents

The carts are large enough to handle the increased amount of materials that can be recycled through the “single-stream” collection method. These 65 gallon charts are sturdy and have wheels, making it easy to roll them to the curb.

The City’s contract with Veolia provides for the pick-up of solid waste (trash) twice a week and recycling once-a-week. However, residents may reduce their monthly cost by choosing once-a-week trash pick-up and recycling.

Recycling Instructions

  • Place your recycle container at the curb by 6 a.m. on your pick-up day.
  • Since the recyclable materials collected are “single stream,” they can be placed in
  • the same recycle bin together.
  • Remove any food waste from recycle containers.
  • Needles are NOT recyclable, they are considered hazardous waste. Please do not
  • put them in your recycle cart.
  • These materials are recyclable and can be placed in your 65 gallon recycle cart:
  • Aluminum Cans Magazines, newspapers, catalogs
  • Aluminum Foil/Tray Office Paper
  • Cardboard Paperboard/Carrier Stock
  • Gable Top (i.e. Milk cartons) Phone Books
  • Glass Containers Plastics with recycling #s 1,2,3,4,5,7
  • Junk Mail #6 plastics are NOT recyclable
  • Steel/Tin Containers
  • There is no quantity limit to recyclable materials.

Recycling Hazardous Waste Materials

These materials ARE acceptable for recycling, but they CANNOT be placed in recycling carts for curbside pick-up. Improper disposal of these items can be harmful to the environment and a danger to the public.

Paints, Stains, Varnishes, Pesticides, Herbicides, Poisons, Gasoline and other fuels, Solvents and Strippers, Aerosols, Motor Oil and Filters, Gas Cylinders (BBQ pit size or smaller), Fluorescent Tubes, Rechargeable Batteries, Antifreeze, Brake and Transmission Fluid, Pool Chemicals, Other Acids and Bases, Car Batteries, Wood Preservatives, Driveway Sealant, and items containing Mercury, such as thermometers, thermostats and mercuric salts.

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