When and how is curbside pickup handled?

Every other week - recyclables (glass - all colors - newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, computer paper and paper board [cereal and cracker boxes], steel and tin cans, aluminum containers, Number 1 through 5 and Number 7 plastics. Cardboard is a recyclable material and will not be picked up with your trash. Please break down, flatten and fold boxes, cartons and other pieces of cardboard into 3 foot by 3 foot by 2 foot bundles. Then tie or tape them together and place next to your bin. Whole boxes will not be accepted. Styrofoam, packing peanuts, plastic bags and films are not recyclable curbside. Recycling will be collected on the same day as the trash collection. Place recycling and trash curbside by 7 a.m. on your pickup day. Trash collection is weekly and recycling is every other week.

Recycling and Trash Collection Guide (PDF)

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1. When and how is curbside pickup handled?
2. What is the contact information for recycling information?
3. What happens if there is inclement weather?
4. How do I recycle computers and televisions?
5. Does the town offer curbside leaf collection?
6. Where do I find information about the compost site?
7. How do I dispose of Hazardous Waste?
8. Can I recycle appliances?
9. How many bulky items can I recycle?
10. Where can I get a recycling bin?
11. Does the Town of Andover provide large wheeled recycling toters for free?