City Of East Ridge Recycling, Brush, Bulk Item Schedule for 2014

Monday, May 19, 2014

The City of East Ridge recycling schedule has been streamlined in order to avoid confusion. Residents and businesses on the North Side of Ringgold Road (between Ringgold Road and the Interstate) will be noted as the “Red” color on the calendar schedule. Residents and businesses on the South Side of Ringgold Road (between Ringgold Road and the Georgia State line) will be noted as the “Blue” color on the calendar schedule. All services will occur during that week, with recycling occurring on that Friday.

 

Place bulk and brush items out separately to the road for collection by the Sunday evening of your scheduled week. Place recycling cans to the road for collection by the Thursday evening of your scheduled week. This will ensure timely pickup of your items.

Garbage collection schedule will remain the same with the exception of the following holidays:
NOTE – Garbage will be collected on all holidays except for the ones noted below

Thanksgiving :   For residents with pickup on Thursday, November 27, both sides will be picked up on Wednesday, November 26.  There will be no brush or bulk pick up this week.  Recycling will be picked up as scheduled.
      
Christmas:    For residents with pickup on Thursday, December 25, both sides will be picked up on Friday December 26. There will be no brush or bulk pick up this week.  Recycling will be picked up as scheduled.

This schedule is subject to change.

 For questions or more information, please call the Sanitation Department at (423) 892-8666 or email amiller@eastridgetn.gov.


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