(12/23/08) - The City of Akron
Sanitation/Curb Service Division will be permitting residents to place wrapping paper and
boxes alongside their trash carts effective Monday, January 5th thru January 9th on their
normal collection day during that week.
"This is not a
throw-everything-out-in-your-house collection," said Mark Williamson, director of
communications for the city. "This pickup in intended for extra holiday wrappings and
extra boxes that we realize wont all fit in one trash cart."
Customers who want to put out a larger volume of household trash are asked to call
Akrons 311 Call Center either at 3-1-1 from any residential phone in the city, or
330-375-2311 from any other phone, to pre-schedule one of the two special pickups allotted
each household, per year.
Please note that bulk items such as beds, mattresses, tires, refrigerators, hot water
heaters, washers/dryers, rolled and tied brush, carpeting, branches 4 feet in length, etc.
can be put out with the trash/recycle carts each week all year round.
Also, City of Akron Curb Service will be delayed by one day after December 25th
(Christmas Day) and January 1st (New Years Day). The city will also collect
residents Christmas trees after the holidays. Customers should just place their
trees alongside their trash carts.