Spring Clean-Up will be the week of April 30th – May 4th. This is the time of year when Puyallup utility customers can put out extra garbage and yard waste, and also recycle one major appliance at no charge.
For Extra Garbage: Leave up to three extra bags of garbage on your regular pickup day the week of April 30th. The garbage must be left curbside in covered cans or garbage bags and should not weigh more than 40 pounds. Tires will not be accepted.
For Extra Yard Waste: Leave up to three extra containers of yard waste on your regularly scheduled service day the week of April 30th. 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.
To Recycle a Major Appliance: Secure the appliance doors and leave it at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on Monday, April 30th. Appliances eligible for recycling are: Refrigerator, freezer, stove/range, furnace, dryer, hot water tank, washer, dishwasher, trash compactor.
Shredding Day: Saturday, May 5th, 10 am – 2 pm
Location: Cornforth Campbell parking lot at the intersection of East Main and 3rd St. SE, downtown Puyallup. The City will accept up to six shopping-sized 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) 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 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/.