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Borough of Shrewsbury, NJ
Friday, November 15, 2019

Chapter 210. Solid Waste; Recycling

Article I. Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse

§ 210-11. Receptacle specifications; placement of receptacles for collection.

A. 
Receptacles, as approved by the Board of Health for garbage, shall be sufficiently strong for the purpose and may be pails or cans; they shall be watertight and shall have close-fitting covers, and said receptacles shall be kept covered except when opened for filling or emptying of material.
[Amended 9-27-1973 by Ord. No. 346[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III). Former Subsections B and C of this section, regarding receptacles for ashes and rubbish, which immediately followed this subsection, were deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III).
B. 
All receptacles for garbage, ashes or rubbish, and all bundles of wastepaper shall be placed by the occupant for collection by the contractor or municipal collector inside the curb or on the property side of the edge of the street line subsequent to 6:00 p.m. on the evening prior to the date scheduled for collection. Within a reasonable time after collection and on the date thereof, all said receptacles must be placed by the owner or occupant at the rear of the dwelling or main building upon the premises, in close proximity to rear door or rear line of dwelling or building, and must remain at said location until the next collection date as provided hereinabove. No private arrangement shall be made between the contractor or municipal collector and the owner or occupant of any dwelling or building by which any receptacles may be kept or permitted to remain on any street, sidewalk or any portion of property other than as provided herein.
[Amended 1-14-1944 by Ord. No. 38; 3-14-1967 by Ord. No. 243; 9-27-1973 by Ord. No. 346]
C. 
The occupant shall keep all receptacles clean and in proper condition for safe handling.
D. 
In buildings in which two or more families reside, each family shall mark its own receptacles with the initials of the respective name so as to render receptacles readily identifiable.
E. 
Immediately after receptacles are properly emptied, the contractor or municipal collector shall return them to the point from which he took them.
[Amended 9-27-1973 by Ord. No. 346]