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(a) Each licensed refuse hauler, as part of its solid waste collection service, shall provide curbside recycling collection to each of its single-family and two-family residential customers and recycling collection to multifamily residential units weekly or bi-weekly, on the same day as refuse collection. Each and every option offered for solid waste collection shall include a recycling collection system which shall meet the standards of the Summit-Akron Solid Waste Management Authority.
(b) Each licensed refuse hauler shall provide, to each of its residential customers, a volume-based fees system (a charge per bag or per customer) for solid waste refuse and recycling collection services. The charge for trash collection and recycling shall consist of one fee. No separate or additional fee shall be charged for recycling services.
(c) Collection by licensed refuse haulers shall be between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The City's Public Works Department shall specify in a written publication, as approved by the City Manager, the specific days of the week for all collection activities by licensed refuse haulers and the specific geographical areas of the Municipality where such activities may occur on a specific day of the week. The written publication provided for herein, and any amendments thereto, shall be served on all licensed refuse haulers at least sixty days in advance of the provisions thereof going into effect. All licensed refuse haulers shall comply with the written publication provided for in this division.
(d) If placed at the curb, containers for collection may be set out prior to 7:00 a.m. of collection day, but in no case shall containers be set out prior to 7:00 p.m. of the previous evening. Emptied containers should be removed from the curbside on the collection day.
(e) Materials to be recycled shall consist of the following:
(1) Cardboard - Any box or packaging made from paperboard, chipboard or corrugated paper material that does not have a shiny or wax coating.
(2) Glass food and beverage containers - Any glass bottle or jar used to package food or beverage products.
(3) Metal food and beverage containers - Any aluminum, bimetal or steel can used to package food or beverage products.
(4) Newspaper - Used or discarded newsprint, including inserts.
(5) Plastic containers - Any HDPE or PETE bottles or jugs.
(Ord. 94-129. Passed 10-5-94; Ord. 08-34. Passed 12-17-08; Ord. 16-17. Passed 3-1-16.)