Garbage, recycling and yard waste collection WILL NOT be delayed for the President's Day holiday. MWA facilities open regular hours.

News - 2016

Some Things DON'T Go in the Garbage

posted 12/28/2016
Some things just don't belong in the garbage. Find out how to properly and safely dispose of wet paint, appliances and other items not suited for the regular trash. ... more

Are You Naughty or NIce? Curbside Recycling Tips

posted 12/21/2016
Stay on the "Nice List" this holiday season. Know what seasonal items to recycle and what to keep out of your curbside recycling cart. ... more

Reducing Holiday Food Waste from Start to Finish

posted 12/14/2016
Family, fun and FOOD! The holidays can be a time when lots of your meal ends up in the trash. This year, with a little planning and preparation, you can keep waste out of your holiday celebration. ... more

Help! I Still Have Bags of Yard Waste

posted 12/7/2016
Winter Collection through the Compost It! program is Jan. 2 through Jan. 13, 2017. Trees and other yard waste are removed from the curb on your regular collection day. Review three easy steps to prepare your live tree for curbside pickup. ... more

The Economics of Recycling

posted 11/30/2016
Why are some items recyclable, but others are not? Explore the economics behind recycling to learn why every type of plastic doesn't belong in your recycling cart. ... more