Jefferson Recycles  with John's Disposal

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The City of Jefferson contracts with John's Disposal Service for the City's refuse collection and recycling needs.

  • The service day for the entire city is TUESDAY.
  • The GREEN cart is for recycling and is emptied every two weeks.
  • The BROWN cart is for garbage and is emptied every Tuesday.
  • Extra items are taken once a month with the "bulky".  The bulky collection is the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
  • Leave 4 feet of space around each cart.
  • Do not put extra items next to the carts.

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City of Jefferson Municipal Code prohibits setting your garbage out earlier than 4 p.m. of the day before the regularly scheduled collection and by 6 a.m. of the collection day.  No person shall allow solid waste or refuse/recycling containers to remain at the curb after 7 p.m. on the regularly scheduled collection day.  (Per City of Jefferson Municipal Code Chapter 11, Section 11.05 (5)(b))

If your recycling or refuse was not picked up:

Did you have your refuse and recycling out by 6:00 a.m.?
Has your neighbors refuse and/or recycling been collected?

If you answered YES to the above, please call John's Disposal at 1-888-473-4701.