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Recycling Guidelines

Recyclables should be placed loose in the container

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. . . No Plastic Bags. Learn more about how to "Free your recyclables" here.

Curbside Recycling

By recycling you are helping to save energy, reduce water pollution, reduce water consumption, preserve natural resources and create jobs.

Collection Calendar

Recycling service is provided at no extra cost with your basic garbage service and is required in the City of Bremerton.

Your recycling is collected every other week on garbage day. There is no limit on the amount of clean recycling you can set out for collection. Put extra recycle in plastic recycling bins, carts or cans. Cardboard needs to be cut down into 2ft x 2ft and can be placed in bundles next to recycle cart.

Recycling and preventing waste can sometimes reduce garbage enough for residents to order a smaller garbage container for a lower rate.

Collection Rates

Curbside Recycling Tips

  • Empty clean recyclables out of bags and boxes and put them loose in your cart so that they can be easily identified and sorted at the recycling center. Clean paper bags and cardboard boxes are recyclable. Just put them in your cart after you empty them. Recyclables in plastic bags may be mistaken for garbage at the sorting center.

  • NO plastic bags in recycling. (Reuse or recycle at grocery stores) - Plastic bags get caught in conveyor belts at the recycling center.

  • NO shredded paper in recycling. Because of its size, shredded paper is difficult to sort from other recyclables.




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