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City Updates Recycling Information

December 22nd, 2014 by WCBC Radio

The City of Cumberland 2015 curbside recycling schedule is now available online
at http://www.ci.cumberland.md.us/new_site/ & http://www.burgmeiers.com/ . Copies are also
available for pick up at City Hall.

NEW IN 2015: Recycling commodity is being accepted for curbside collection on both garbage
collection days for all city routes. Please feel free to set recycling bins or bundles out for
collection on either of your scheduled collection days each week; following the Burgmeier’s
Hauling recycling calendar.

Recycling commodity is collected on an alternating weekly schedule: co-mingled products one
week and mixed papers the following week.

Co-mingle recycling includes plastic containers ( #1, #2, #4, #5, and #7), glass containers,
aluminum and metal cans.

Mixed paper recycling includes newspapers, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, office paper and
phone books. Cardboard is accepted if broken down and flattened into no larger than 24 inch
bundles.

Please note garbage, plastic bags, food scraps and yard waste are not accepted in recycling
bins. These items contaminate recycling collection and will therefore be considered garbage.
For questions regarding the City of Cumberland’s recycling and solid waste program, please call
Burgmeier’s Hauling at 301-777-0416 or City Hall at 301-759-6604.

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