Republic Services

Garbage, recycling, or bulk missed?

Contact Republic Service 954-583-1830



Residential Single Stream Recycling

The City of Coconut Creek uses single stream recycling, which means that all recyclable materials can be placed in the same cart. Your recycling is on your second garbage collection day of the week.

These carts can be filled with accepted recyclable materials only and not used for trash.  When putting the cart out for collection, the lid should always be in the closed position to protect from rain or other contamination.

 

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Proper Cart Placement

The cart should be placed within two feet (2’) of the edge of road. The front of the cart (side with bar) must be facing the road so that the mechanical arm of the truck can attach to the bar.

Improper Cart Placement

It is important that the carts be placed curbside properly. The driver will not exit the collection truck to make carts accessible for collection. To that end, if they are not placed correctly, they will not be collected.

Recycling Cart Not Big Enough?

Contact us for our 96 gallon Super Recycler cart or additional 65 gallon cart.

Acceptable Items:

  • Plastic bottles and jugs such as milk, soda, water, detergent and shampoo containers labeled 1 or 2.
  • Cardboard boxes such as those used for shipping.   Flatten and place in cart.
  • Aluminum cans, empty

Unacceptable Items:

  • Plastic bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Glass
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Paint and pesticides
  • Electronic waste and accessories
  • Medical waste and pharmaceuticals
  • Waste such as gas cylinders, tanks, rocks, dirt, building debris, flammables and small appliances
  • Pizza boxes with food scrapes
  • Milk/juice cartons and drink boxes
  • Newspaper/other paper
  • Plastic that is not 1 or 2
  • Steel cans

Remember, before placing recyclables in your single-stream cart, make sure to:

  • Rinse containers

  • Remove newspapers from plastic delivery bags

  • Recycle plastic grocery bags at local supermarkets - don't place in cart

  • Remove straws

  • Do not put garbage or food waste in with recyclables

Business Recycling Program

The City of Coconut Creek has partnered with Republic Services to offer Single-Stream Recycling to City businesses at great rates using 95 gallon carts.  No sorting of materials.  All in one cart.  Save money by reducing your garbage service.

Cost:

1st Cart: $ 13.75 / month

Additional Carts: $ 13.75 / month

Participants Get: Start-up training, window decal, mention on city social media.

For more information contact Public Works 954-973-6780

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