Puyallup utility customers may leave up to three extra bags of garbage for curbside pickup on their regular garbage pickup day the week of May 1st. The garbage must be in covered cans or garbage bags and should not weigh more than 40 pounds. Tires will not be accepted.
Customers may also leave up to three extra containers of yard waste at the curb on their regularly scheduled yard waste service day the week of May 1st. Use garbage cans or bio-degradable lawn waste bags. Containers should not exceed 40 pounds and should be placed at the curb before 7 a.m.
This is also the time when customers can recycle one major appliance at no charge. Secure the doors of the appliance and leave it at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on Monday, May 1st. Appliances eligible for recycling are: Refrigerator, freezer, stove/range, furnace, dryer, hot water tank, washer, dishwasher, trash compactor.
If you are unsure about your garbage pickup schedule or if you need Spring Clean-Up service information, contact DM Disposal, 253-414-0347
Shredding Day: Saturday, May 6th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Cornforth Campbell parking lot at the intersection of East Main and 3rd St. SE, downtown Puyallup. The city will accept up to six large shopping bags of documents per household for shredding. All shredding will be done on site so you can be assured that no sensitive documents will be transported in an unshredded condition.
If you have televisions, monitors, computers or related equipment you would like to recycle, you may do so at an “E-Cycle” drop-off site. These sites accept certain electronics year-round and free of charge from households, small businesses, schools and charitable organizations.
To find an E-Cycle drop-off site near you, call 1800RECYCLE (1-800-732-9253) 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, or use the search function on the recycle database provided by the Washington State Department of Ecology. The recycle database can be found at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/.