Trash Collection

Learn about Refuse Collection in Princeton

Solterra will collect and dispose of Princeton's residential trash and bulky items for 2020.

  • Residential trash must be placed curbside before 6am on the day of collection or after 6pm the night prior to collection (off the road surface)
  • Residents shall provide their own lidded containers for trash collection. You are allowed a maximum of four plastic or metal lidded containers (with or without wheels), which are 32 gallons or under. Do not leave trash out in plastic bags or use the recycling buckets. All trash must be in the trash container
  • Bins cannot weigh anymore than 50lbs per bin
  • Empty containers shall be removed from the curb by 12 midnight after collection

Bulky Items:

  • There is a limit of two (2) large bulky items per week in addition to normal household trash. Examples of bulky items include: mattress and/or box spring (these must be wrapped in plastic or they will not be collected), a small (2 seat) couch, desk, or chair. Each bulky item must weigh no more than 50lbs.
  • Bulky materials shall be placed curbside (off the road surface and sidewalks) in an area no larger than 6' long x 3' wide.
  • Rugs must be cut into 3' sections and can be no wider than 6" or weigh more than 50lbs.

This collection does not include:

  • Recyclables (Recycling schedule can be found here)
  • Leaves, brush/yard debris, dirt
  • Hot tubs, spas & covers
  • Construction debris
  • Appliances (washers, dryers, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Building materials
  • Broken concrete, bricks/pavers
  • Ashes
  • Tires
  • Propane Tanks
  • Computer monitors
  • Electronics & televisions
  • Swing sets
  • Automotive parts
  • Fences/Fencing

2020 Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

When a holiday falls on a scheduled collection day, pick up will be the next day

  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020- collection will be Thursday, January 2, 2020
  • Monday, May 25, 2020- collection will be Tuesday May 26, 2020
  • Saturday, July 4, 2020 - no change
  • Monday, September 7, 2020 - collection will be Tuesday September 8, 2020
  • Thursday, November 26, 2020 - collection will be Friday November 27, 2020
  • Friday, December 25, 2020 - collection will be Saturday December 26, 2020

Missed Trash Collection:

If your trash has not been collected by 7:00 PM of your scheduled pick up day you can report it here. Please have the following information when you report this:

  • Date of scheduled collection
  • Time left at the curb
  • Email address
  • Name
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • Number of containers left at curb

Please leave your missed containers at the curb for collection, unless notified otherwise by the Department of Public Works.

Relevant Documents

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2018 Annual Police Report22

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