Listed below are a few frequently asked questions and answers. Watch your mail and visit www.MissionTrail.com often for updates and more information.
Why should my business participate in the recycling and organics programs?
There are environmental and financial incentives. Rates are based on garbage service level. An appropriate level of recycling and organics service is provided for no additional charge. Training assistance and educational materials are provided for no charge as well. Click here for more information.
What size are the bins that Mission Trail uses?
Sizes vary but all 1-6 cubic yard bins are approximately 72” long and:
- 1-yard bins are 30.25” high and 26” wide
- 2-yard bins are 38” high and 36” wide
- 3-yard bins are 48.5” high and 42” wide
- 4-yard bins are 48.5” high and 54” wide
- 6-yard bins are 72.5” high and 54” wide
What are the measurements of the new carts?
The 96-gallon is approximately 46” high x 28” wide x 34” deep. The 64-gallon is approximately 43” x 26” x 30”. The 32-gallon is about 39” x 19” x 23”. The 20-gallon is shorter than the 32 with approximately the same size footprint.
What styrofoam products can I put in the recycling?
If the product is not food-soiled and is marked with the recycling symbol and a number 1-7, go ahead and put it in your recycling container. Packaging peanuts, styrofoam blocks, and styrofoam cups are not usually marked with the symbol and a number and should go in the garbage. Note that you may be able to donate packing peanuts to packaging/mailing stores. Also note that peanuts should be bagged before being placed in the garbage.
Is there a way to recycle more than the items Mission Trail accepts in the blue carts/bins?
There might be! Try using the recycling search tool here.
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