(a) The Department of Public Works shall provide a sufficient number of recycle carts, to residential structures containing five or more household units, which are commercial establishments for purposes of this article, for the storage of commercial recyclable material between collections. The owner, lessee, agent or caretaker of such property shall place its respective carts in the location designated by the Director of the Department of Public Works for the storage of recyclable material, protect the containers from damage, keep the bins in a clean and satisfactory condition, and properly store commercial recyclable material only therein.
(b) The Department of Public works shall collect commercial recyclable material that is properly stored and properly separated only as follows:
(1) All recyclable material intended for collection shall be drained of all free liquid.
(2) Recyclable material must be stored in approved recycle bins.
(3) Domestic recyclable material must not be mixed with domestic solid waste.
(c) When collection service is scheduled, all recycle carts for which collection is desired must be placed by the owner, lessee, agent, or caretaker at the curb or designated location no earlier than 6:00p.m. of the day prior to the scheduled collection day for access by Department of Public Works’ collection trucks and shall be removed no later than 9:00 p.m. on the day of collection.
(d) Collection is subject to weather and other conditions beyond the control of the Department of Public Works. Collection frequency shall be determined by the Department of Public Works.
Codified by Ord. No. 2021-15 (JCC. 2/2/21, Pass. 3/2/21, App. 3/3/21, Pub. 4/15/21, Eff. 4/15/21).