Waste Reduction & Recycling Education & Enforcement Agents on the Streets of Amesbury!
During November and December, weather permitting, Recycling, Waste Reduction and Education Agents will be out on the streets of Amesbury wearing high visibility clothing. Agents will be passing out door hangers and other informational flyers, speaking to residents, tenants and business owners about the MANDATORY RECYCLING Ordinance and enforcement of the ordinance that will begin January 1, 2015.
Please feel free to ask us questions and meet us.
We look forward to working with you to increase recycling and reduce the amount of trash that is collected and disposed throughout the City.
If you would like more information about this project please call 978-388-8116.
Please keep in mind...
- Recycling is MANDATORY in Amesbury and it reduces trash disposal fees! Amesbury receives a cash rebate for all materials recycled instead of thrown out in trash.
- *G Mello Disposal Corp. will NOT pick up solid waste in barrels or bags that have recycling content in them. G.Mellow will report this violation to our office. Please sort recyclables and place in recycling cart.
- **Plastic grocery, trash and food BAGS are NOT RECYCLABLE. Please keep them out of the recycling containers
- View the schedule for A Week Streets
- View the schedule for B Week Streets
- Only the following holidays are observed by G. Mello:
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
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Amesbury Residents and the Central Business District should have their recycling out by 6:30a.m. on collection day.
Mixed Paper & Cardboard
If it rips, recycle it!
Glass, Metal, Plastic labeled #1 through #7
|**If you have a home composting bin you can take the waxed fiber items and place them in the compost bin. Food items of heavy nitrogen, the fiber = carbon material, are good for composting.|
Place recycling carts with metal bar facing the road for easy automated pick-up