Serving: Trumbull, Monroe, and Orange


Trash Guidelines

In addition to recycling and sanitation services, Colonial Sanitation LLC provides trash guidelines. Please follow the guideline for safe trash removal.

Rules for Trash Pickup:

  • All Refuse Must Be Placed in Cart for Removal
  • Trash Can should be put out the Night before Pickup 3 Feet from the Curb, 3 Feet from Obstacles
  • Garbage should be Bagged and Tied (This will Help Keep Your Trash Can Clean and Trash will Not Stick to the Bottom of Can)
  • Bulky Materials such as Drywall, Concrete, Bricks, Dirt, Limbs or Rocks are not Acceptable for Regular Pickups
  • Needles are Hazardous and not Accepted, Proper Disposal with Sharps Containers should be Used as Advised by Your Physician

Note: We are not permitted by law to accept batteries, tires, liquids (oil or paint, etc.), combustible materials deemed hazardous such as propane tanks or acids.

Trash Guidelines

Recycling Guidelines

Find out more about the preparation for recyclables collected in your green recycling toter.

Rules for Recycling Pickup:


Glass, plastic and metal must be loose in the bin. They should not be packaged (no bags). Plastic or metal caps and lids should not be recycled.


Newspapers (including junk mail) can be loose.


Plastics that bear the #1-7 symbol should be placed in the green toter. All containers should be rinsed. They should not be packaged (no plastic bags).


Aluminum cans and clean foil can be loose. Empty tin and steel food and beverage cans should be placed in the green toter. Containers should be rinsed. They should not be packaged (no bags).


Unbroken empty glass jars and bottles can be recycled. All containers should be rinsed.

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We respect our customers and environment by providing timely services, well-maintained trucks and trash-carts. Colonial Sanitation trucks are a familiar and friendly sight in the neighborhoods we serve.

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