Sierra Madre : Recycling at Apartments

Western Waste will begin collecting recyclables at apartments in Sierra Madre in July, the City Council voted Tuesday.

The program will cost property owners or their tenants $1.50 per month per unit. Tenants of apartments or condominium complexes with eight or fewer units will each receive a 14-gallon orange recycling container, as do single-family homes.

Recycling stations will be established at complexes with nine or more units. Western Waste will provide them with two 95-gallon wheeled containers, one for newspapers, and the other for aluminum and plastics.

Recyclables will be picked up once a week, on the same day as normal trash service.

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