Trash Pickup – FAQs

trash removal monroe ct | garbage company monroe ct | residential waste systemsHave a question about your residential trash pickup? We might already have it answered! Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions we receive here at Residential Waste Systems.


How much does the garbage can cost?

All customers are given a 96 gallon garbage can to use at no additional cost! If you have lost your can or you need an additional garbage can, just give us a call at 203-334-1160.

When do I put out my trash?

Put your trash and recycling out the night before your scheduled pickup day.

Do you take away old tires?

Unfortunately, old tires can not be recycled or put out for your regular trash pickup. However, we will pick up tires for an additional charge – $20/each.

Can I put my old TV at the curb?

As with the tires, old TVs and monitors have an additional charge of $20 each to be removed.

Will my garbage be picked up late on holidays?

You can view our holiday schedule here! We detail all holiday schedule changes on our website

Can I pay my bill online?

Definitely! You can schedule online bill through our website by entering your Customer ID and account number here.

What do I do if I need a larger container?

We also offer dumpster rentals! If you are dealing with a larger project, like home remodeling or renovation, you may need a dumpster to get rid of all the trash. Learn more about our dumpster rental services here.

What can I put in my recycling bin?

Great question! We accept plastics #1-7, cardboard (flattened), newspaper, paper bags, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, white and colored paper, phone books, paperback books, boxboard, empty aerosol cans, milk cartons, juice cartons, aluminum cans, steel cans, foil food trays, glass bottles, glass jars, plastic toys, plastic hangers, metal hangers, pots, pans, plastic laundry baskets, food and storage containers and flower pots!

Still have questions? Give us a call at 203-334-1660! We are here to help you with all of your residential trash and recycling needs!

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