IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT
NEW TRASH/RECYCLE COLLECTION IN OCEAN PINES!
WM will be picking up their containers on 1 January through 15 January.
QUESTION: When and how do I sign up for a new account with Republic?
ANSWER : Starting on December 8, 2014, 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
Wednesday, Dec. 10th 10:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday, Dec. 11th 10:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday, Dec. 13th 9:00am – 12Noon
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: email@example.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.
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.
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?
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.