Monroe NC Cracks down on Rcycling Wrong!

Posted in: Madison Park


Did You Know?
If one recycling cart is contaminated, then the entire recycling truck is considered contaminated and cannot be recycled. Please use your 96 gallon black recycling cart only for the items we accept in our program.  Items should be placed in your recycling cart loose and not contained in a plastic bag.

In the coming months, the City of Monroe will be completing an audit of all recycling carts due to contamination. Failure to recycle right could result in your cart being removed and fines for not following recycling guidelines.

Effective October 1, 2019 glass will no longer be accepted as an approved recycling item. Glass can go in your regular trash cart or you may take it to any Union County convenience site for recycling.

The City of Monroe provides recycling collection as part of your garbage collection at no additional charge. Recycling is collected every other week on the same day as garbage collection.

Recycling Calendar

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