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City refuse ordinance allows for a 32-gallon can or less with proper handles and light lifting lid. Garbage bags must be 40 gallons or less. Any container with a mechanical lifting device T and a proper fitting lid without other commercial logos may be utilized if Public Works considers this suitable but will not be responsible for damages.
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Yes, and this is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Public Works at 785-238-7142.
Wastes to be collected also must be limited to the residence where the waste are generated. Violators may be required to have a special pick up for an additional charge.
No, lid must close. If items are sticking above the lid, the cart cannot be mechanically dumped into the truck.
You are allowed to set out four additional bundles of limbs outside of your trash that will get picked up for free. Anything additional will require a special pickup.
All trash must be bagged which will help with any odors. Washing the cart as needed with warm water and soap will also help.
Items that are not accepted in the cart include:
Yes, please call Public Works 785-238-7142 to inquire about additional carts.
Yes, however the polycart provided by Public Works should be the primary refuse container. Please note: Public Works will only be responsible for damages to their polycarts.
Four additional containers plus polycart provided by Public Works. During yard waste season, April through December, 4 bags of grass and up to 15 bags of leaves, under 40 gallons, will be collected at no additional charge.
The cart belongs to the City and will stay at the property when you move. It is the property, or management company’s responsibility to secure the cart between tenants.
By City Ordinance, the customer is allowed 1 trash return trip per calendar year at no charge. After one courtesy, there will be a fee of $12.34 for all return trips. Please call Public Works at 238-7142 with any questions or to schedule a return trash pickup.
If you do not have a cart, please contact Public Works at 785-238-7142.
For special pickups, contact Public Works at 785-238-7142 and arrange for a special pickup. Special pickups must be called in to Public Works by 2 PM the day before your regularly scheduled pickup day.
If your cart is broken, Public Works should be contacted as soon as possible. The damage will be examined. If damage is due through normal use, the cart will be repaired/replaced.
If the damage is from misuse by the customer, there will be a $50 cart replacement fee.
You have a serial number located on the front of the cart that can help you identify yours and you can also put your address under the lid. The customer will be responsible for trying to locate missing cart before a new one is issued.
The minimum charge for a special pickup is $15 and can vary depending on the items. Please call Public Works at 785-238-7142 with any questions.
Anything more than the allowed additional items. (4 additional bags, 4 empty cardboard boxes, or 4 small bundles of limbs)
Your regular pickup day is determined by your location in Junction City. The pickup days are regularly Monday through Friday.
For more information please call Public Works at 785-238-7142.
City ordinance requires no more than 24 hours in advance and all containers must be removed within 24 hours of collection day.
By City Ordinance, the resident must put out the containers by 6:30 am (summer hours) or 7:30 am (winter hours) in order for the sanitation crews to pickup your trash.
Cart should be placed within one foot of curb or alley with the wheels facing away from the street or alley.
You need to put your trash within 3 feet of the curb or alley in order for the sanitation employees to find and remove the trash safely.
The customer is responsible for cleaning the cart. Soap and hot water easily cleans the cart.
The carts are the property of City of Junction City but you can write your address under the lid.
We will only pickup 4 additional bags, 4 empty cardboard boxes, or 4 small bundles of limbs for free outside of your trash can. Anything additional will require a special pickup scheduled in advance. The minimum for a special pickup is $15 and can vary depending on the items.