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Old 07-11-2009, 12:32 PM
 
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Default City of SA - Trash Pick UP

I am trying to find more information regarding the new rules for trash pick up in San Antonio

http://sanantonio.gov/swmd/pdf/ThePr...ochure_Eng.pdf

The two trash cans, one for trash and one for recycling.

We have some boxes that gifts were wrapped in, microwave size. My husband is telling me that we need to cut them up and they must fit in the trash can.

Is it true that I can not put this empty cardboard box outside next to the can?
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Old 07-11-2009, 12:37 PM
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The trucks are automated now, so no one will get out and pick anything up. It needs to go in the can. There is just a driver and his "quicker picker upper".
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Old 07-11-2009, 12:38 PM
 
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Oh, I should have figured that out! Sorry I just didnt get it!

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Old 07-11-2009, 12:41 PM
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I love the new system. The cans are great!
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Old 07-11-2009, 12:49 PM
 
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I love "cans" too..!! All sorts of cans...small cans, large cans, long cans, wide cans, brown/black/white cans. I love cans!
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Old 07-11-2009, 12:50 PM
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Ha! These are some big cans! Easy to handle, though.
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Old 07-11-2009, 01:52 PM
 
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Cardboard boxes can be flattened and placed in the recycling bin. Whenever I have a cardboard box that's too big to fit in the bin, I just cut or tear it into pieces so it will fit.
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Old 07-11-2009, 01:54 PM
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If into the can it doesn't fit, expect the driver to let it sit.

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Old 07-11-2009, 01:57 PM
 
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I love the new system also, I did pull a muscle though, patting myself on the back for recycling so much stuff.
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Old 07-11-2009, 02:19 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Oh yeah, I throw so much in the blue can that my black can is always empty; I've actually had to buy trash on craigslist just to have something to throw away!
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