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City Releases Timeline For Transition to Modernized Sanitation Plan

Bloomington, Ind. -  The City of Bloomington’s Sanitation Division has released a timeline for the transition into its modernized sanitation plan from the existing waste and recycling removal model.  

  • September 11 - September 28: Sanitation Division delivers new waste and recycling carts to customers.
  • October 2: Modernized sanitation launch date. Sanitation customers begin to use new carts.
  • October 9 - October 19: Sanitation crews begin picking up any unwanted solid waste containers and recycling bins. Old containers and bins to be removed can be placed at the curb near the new carts on customer’s regular trash day.  
  • October 16 - October 28: Sanitation customers can obtain refunds for any surplus of unused trash stickers. Customers with under $20 of unused trash stickers will be refunded cash, and requests over $20 will be issued a check or an electronic funds transfer (EFT). Customers will need to provide unused stickers at the time refunds are requested.
  • October 16-28: Refunds can be obtained at City Hall from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
  • October 28: City staff will issue refunds at the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market between 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 After November 9, refunds are no longer being accepted.
 City Hall is located at 401 N. Morton Ave.