All garbage must be bagged and tied prior to placing it in the container.
Never place hazardous materials in the container.
All garbage must be completely within the City issued container. Overloaded or overflowing containers, or items in non-City containers, will not be collected.
The city-issued container must be placed on edge of curb with the bar on the front facing the street. Containers that are inaccessible with the automated arm will not be collected.
Place any containers at least 5 feet away from other containers, bulk material, vegetation, trees, mailboxes, utility poles, parked cars, recycle bins, or any other obstacle. Do not place the container(s) under wires or tree branches.
Containers must be placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your collection day.
The City will not collect bulk items that are not separated from vegetation and will not collect unacceptable materials at any time.
Your container must be removed from the swale within 12 hours of collection.
The City is not responsible for clean up due to improper disposal of liquids, such as paint or oil.
Containers are the property of the City of Boca Raton, and each container is numbered and assigned to a specific address. If the container becomes damaged, lost or stolen call 561-416-3367 for replacement.
Do not switch containers with neighbors. If you move, the container must stay at the current address.