Information about OP Trash and Recycle Services

95 Gallon T 65 Gallon Recycle C

  

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT 
NEW TRASH and RECYCLE COLLECTION IN OCEAN PINES!

QUICK FACTS

Cost
Minimum 6 Month Contract
Flat rate – Billed Quarterly
Monthly:   $15.57
Quarterly: $46.71
Yearly:      $186.84

Save 2% if you pay annual contract in full.

Service Schedule Trash 2 pick-ups per weekMonday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday
(same as before)
Service Schedule Recycling Once a week on the2nd Trash Pick-up day.  This will be on a Thursday or Friday
Trash/Recycling Containers
Household Trash:
Resident provides cans or Rent a 95 gal. from Republic for $1.20 per month.

Single-Stream Recycling:
Republic provides a 65 gal container, no charge

When Republic Collection
Services Starts(special start dates due to the holiday on Jan 1st) 

Republic Holiday Schedule

Trash: Friday, January 2, 2015  for North Side and Saturday, January 3, 2015 for South Side (shift up one day for holiday).

Recycling: Friday, January 2, 2015 for North Side and Saturday, January 3, 2015 for South Side (shift up one day for holiday)

Contract Starts on a holiday,
Jan 1st so they will shift up one day.  First Pick up will be on Friday, Jan. 2nd for North for Trash & Recycle and for South, first  pick up will be Saturday, Jan. 3rd for both.Republic will recognize three holidays each year: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Shift one day up when collection falls on these days.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR THE NEW TRASH and RECYCLING CONTRACT
WITH REPUBLIC SERVICES AND SOME INFO ON WM.
RECENT FAQ’s

WHAT DO WE DO WITH OUR WM CONTAINERS?

Waste Management Customers who have paid past December 31, 2014 will receive a refund of any over payment by WM individually.  Please call WM at 800.633.9096 to discuss your account. WM has asked if residents could put their WM trash and recycle containers close to the roadside and they would pick up as soon as they could and between the days of January 2 – January 15, 2015.
We will let you know if anything changes.

WHEN WILL WE GET REPUBLIC CONTAINERS?
By the end of the month of December 2014.

 

OTHER FAQ’s

QUESTION: When and how do I sign up for a new account with Republic?

ANSWER    : Every resident of Ocean Pines that would like to continue their trash and recycle collection services will need to sign up for a new account with Republic Services by December 19, 2014 to be included in the first collection.  Residents can enroll by one of the following ways:

1. Call Republic Customer Service at 302-658-4097

2. Republic Services representatives will be at the Ocean Pines Community Center to assist residents to sign up for Republic Collection Services. Takes just minutes to enroll.  Bring in your from completed to save time.

Today until 6:00pm – Marlin Room, Use side entrance 

 Thursday, Dec. 11th     10:00am – 6:00pm, Marlin Room

 Friday, Dec. 12th          10:00am – 4:00pm, Marlin Room

     Saturday, Dec. 13th       9:00am – 11:30am, Gym

***NEW***
EDITABLE FORMS YOU CAN FILL OUT ON YOUR COMPUTER AND EMAIL

3.  Fill Out  Enrollment Form and Mail to: Republic Services, 1 Briar Drive, West Grove PA  19390. Attn: Ocean Pines.

4.  Fill Out Enrollment Form and EMAIL to: oceanpines@republicservices.com

NOTE:  Services should be set up by December 19, 2014 to ensure you will be included in the first trash pick-up service.

 

QUESTION: What is the cost for the service?

ANSWER    : The monthly cost is $15.57. You will be billed quarterly (3 months) for $46.71 or yearly for $186.84.**NEW INFO..save 2% when you pay an annual contract up front.

 

QUESTION: How many times per week will Republic pick up my trash?

ANSWER    :  Trash pick-up service is twice per week starting January 2, 2015.

**NEW INFO…The contract begins on January 1, 2015 and since this is a holiday all collection is pushed up one day.  Trash and Recycle Curbside pick up will begin on the North Side Friday, January 2, 2015 and pick up will begin on the South Side Saturday, January 3, 2015.Schedule resumes back to Monday/Thursdays for North and Tuesdays/Fridays for South with Recycle pick up each week on your second collection day which will be Thursdays for North and Fridays for South or ask a neighbor.  (:

QUESTION: Will my trash collection day change with Republic?

ANSWER    :  Republic will use the same collection schedule as the previous vendor so put your trash out on the same days (Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday).

QUESTION: Will Republic provide me with a trash can?

ANSWER    :  Residents have the option to rent a 95 gallon trash cart for $1.20/month. However, a Recycling Container will be provided FREE of charge. In addition, you may put your household garbage at the curb in personal trash cans or trash bags and they will pick it up. For the Recycling container, Republic Service will provide a 65 gallon blue container with a gray lid identified for your single stream recycling.

QUESTION: When will Republic pick up my recycling:

ANSWER    :  Recycling service will be once a week and will begin the week of January 2, 2015.  Your collection day will be the second day of your trash collection.  If you are Monday and Thursday trash pick-up, your recycle will be picked up on Thursday.  If you have trash pick-up on Tuesdays and Friday, your recycle will be picked up on Friday.

QUESTION: What is single stream recycling?

ANSWER    : Single Stream Recycling means residents put all their recyclables into a single container.

QUESTION: What are the rules regarding acceptable material and how much garbage I can put out each collection day?
ANSWER    :

Acceptable: There is no limit to the amount of “household” trash a customer may put out for collection.
Acceptable: Republic will collect up to a maximum of four bags of leaves and/or yard cuttings per collection, as well as, brush, tree limbs and shrub trimmings provided that they are cut into 4-foot lengths and tied into bundles weighing not more than 50 pounds.

Acceptable: Republic will also collect Christmas trees placed in one piece at the normal collection place for a two-week period following the Holiday.

Unacceptable: Household trash shall not include furniture, hazardous materials, mechanical equipment or machinery, including automotive machinery, sand, solid or other mineral matter and any other items or matters not resulting from ordinary household operations.

QUESTION: What if I need a bulk pick up of non-household garbage items or material?

ANSWER    : Call Customer Service at 410-749-1551 to discuss options and pricing based on the type and quantity of material to be disposed of.

QUESTION: Who do I call if I have questions about my account?
ANSWER    : After initial enrollment, Call Republic Customer Service at 410-749-1551

Enrollment forms are available online or pick up at the Administration Building.  


95 Gallon Trash Can available to Rent $1.20 per month (pictured on left) 65 Gallon Recycle Bin – Free with Service Contract (pictured on right)
Call 302-658-4097 to sign up for new services starting Dec. 8, 2014
TODAY!  Residents should sign up by Dec. 19, 2014 to be included in the first collection week starting Jan 2, 2015.

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