Why "Bag and Tie"?
The bagging of garbage and grass is a requirement by Maricopa County to keep control of insects, rodents or other "vector" that can transmit diseases. Bagging also keeps control of odors as well as keeping the inside of your garbage container clean. Check out the city of Phoenix garbage and recycling collection standards and guidelines for proper residential waste management .
4 feet apart!
Trash and recycling containers must be 4 feet apart.
Keep a lid on it!
City code requires residents to have lids and covers on solid waste containers (garbage or recycling) secured to prevent rain, insects and blowing of garbage or recyclable materials throughout your neighborhood. So..."KEEP A LID ON IT!!!"
Containers must be placed on at 5:30 a.m. the day of pick up!