Village of Hicksville Service Guidelines

Hicksville GUIDELINES AND WEEKLY SCHEDULE


Limit of (1) 96-gallon Mighty Tidy cart per household for trash.  
- not to exceed 100 lbs of normal household refuse with the lid closed


Limit of (1) 60-gallon Mighty Tidy for curbside recycling materials.  
- recycling will be picked up the same day as trash two times per month.
- visit Village of Hicksville Recycling Calendar for dates.

LOCATION AND SERVICE INFORMATION: 

• Your route is automated.This means that in order for your containers to be picked up, they must be placed curbside.
• Containers should be placed with the LID OPENING toward the road. Arrows on the lid should point toward the road. The handle of the container will be toward the home. The lids on each cart must be closed.
• Please make sure there is 3 to 4 ft. clearance around the container including mailboxes, trees, limbs, poles, vehicles, etc. Each container should also have 3 to 4 ft. clearance between them on recycling weeks.
• Overfilled containers cannot be dumped.
• If Mighty Tidy™ is damaged or stolen, contact Werlor at 419-784-4285. You are resposible for your own carts.
• Should you have bulk items such as mattresses, furniture, appliances, etc., you may arrange for disposal by contacting our office at 419-784-4285. Bulk items are pre-paid and will be picked up on your trash day.
• Acceptable recyclable materials are listed below. Please familiarize yourself them and preparation of items.
• Yard waste and brush may be taken to the village garage on North Defiance Street where it will be shredded for mulch. Please do not place brush or yard waste in your carts.
• We offer credit card and direct deposit payment options. Both of these forms are available here:
  Automatic Credit Card Authorization Form
  Direct Deposit Authorization Form
• Residents are allowed one full cart of trash per week. Extra bags must be tagged for pickup. Tags are $2.25 each and may be purchased by calling the Werlor office, or at the village office.

EXTRA BAGS: Residents are allowed to place extra garbage bags (up to 30-gallon in size) outside of 1 cart trash limit. EACH BAG must have a prepaid bag tag placed on the top of the bag.  Any bags outside of the cart that do not have a prepaid tag attached will not be picked up. Any resident needing additional bags picked up over the 1 full cart limit may purchase bag tags from WERLOR and Village of Hicksville Office. Each bag outside cart must have a tag. Only tagged bags outside the cart will be picked up

TIME: Collections begin at 7:00 a.m. Please have your Mighty Tidy™ out and ready for collection.

PLEASE DO

• Place Mighty Tidy™ curbside prior to arrival of garbage truck, before 7:00 a.m.
• Keep lid closed at all times.
• Clean regularly with garden hose.
• Use for normal household refuse ONLY.
• Call Werlor at 419-784-4285 if you are moving, or will be out of town for several months.

PLEASE DO NOT

• Fill with yard waste, dirt, sod, sand, or rocks.
• Use for gasoline, oil, solvents, paint, or other solvents.
• Burn anything or place hot coals in Mighty Tidy™.
• Put ashes of any kind in Mighty Tidy™.
• Place construction material or auto parts in Mighty Tidy™.
• Load with more than 100 pounds of refuse.
• Paint, mark on, or otherwise deface Mighty Tidy™.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: When a legal holiday falls on a weekday, regular scheduled collection will be one day late. Legal holidays honored are: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Saturday and Sunday holidays do not affect the pickup schedule.
 


RECYCLING GUIDELINES:  
    download curbside recycling guidelines


Corrugated Cardboard 
-Remove packing materials, such as foam, peanuts & bubblewrap. -All paste board boxes must have wax liner removed, including cereal boxes. -Flatten boxes to save space. -Cereal or other paperboard boxes OK. -NO wax-coated milk cartons or boxes. -NO juice containers.

Beverage Cans 
-Please drain completely. -Aluminum & steel beverage cans will be separated automatically at the Recycling Center. -You may flatten cans to save space.

Steel Food Cans 
-Rinse clean. -Paper labels OK -Place lid inside can and pinch end close to keep lid inside.

Newspaper 
-DO NOT pack in plastic bags or tie in bundles. -Wet newspapers CANNOT be recycled. -Shiny paper is OK.

Magazines 
Magazines, phone books, paperback books & catalogs ok. No hard cover books. DO NOT pack in plastic bags or tie in bundles

Glass Bottles & Jars
-We no longer accept any glass, glass bottles, glass jars of any type. ALL glass is considered trash.

Plastic Bottles
-Throw away caps. -MUST rinse clean. Milk and water jugs, Colored detergent bottles, softener and bleach bottles -You may flatten plastic bottles to save space for your home storage. -ONLY #1 & #2 plastic is acceptable. Non-coded or coded #3-7 WILL NOT be acceptable. -NO motor oil, transmission oil or antifreeze containers.

Junk Mail 
-White office paper, colored paper, computer paper, notebook paper, junk mail, envelopes (windows ok), manila folders, yellow pad paper,sticky notes, & paperback books are ok. Please do not put Junk mail in any type of bag or box. DO NOT pack in plastic bags or tie in bundles.

Scrap Aluminum 
-Aluminum cans, Aluminum foil, pie and dinner trays -PLEASE rinse clean. -Aluminum lawn furniture etc. -Remove fabric and other contaminants.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: When a legal holiday falls on a weekday, regular scheduled collection will be one day late. Legal holidays honored are: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Saturday and Sunday holidays do not affect the pickup schedule.