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Waste Management Guide: 
 The following is information regarding all garbage, recyclables, trash and yard waste. 
 
 Current Garbage Rate for Residential Customers:        $17.00 a Month Per Unit 
 
NEW GARBAGE RATE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017:            $21.00 A MONTH PER UNIT

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 Pickup days, with the exception of trash items, are determined by the QUADRANT of the City in which you reside.

 

Garbage & Recyclable Pickup

 

Tuesday:          Quadrant 1  -  West Side of Oswego River, North City Line to Chestnut Street

 

Wednesday:   Quadrant 2  -  West Side of Oswego River, Chestnut Street to South City Line

 

Thursday:        Quadrant 3  -  East Side of Oswego River, South City Line to Academy Street

 

Friday:              Quadrant 4  -  East Side of Oswego River, Academy Street to North City Line

  


GUARANTEED WEEKLY PICKUP

  • Garbage should be placed in clear plastic bags.  They are not to exceed 42 gallons or 50 lbs. in size.  

  • Recyclables MUST be placed in Containers, clearly marked “Recyclables”  You should co-mingle Plastics/Tin/Paper/ Glass and Cardboard.  Large cardboard boxes may be placed neatly to the curb.

  • Items must be placed to curb NO EARLIER than 6:00PM in the evening before pickup or  NO LATER than 7:00AM the day of pickup.  All receptacles MUST be removed from the city right-of-way on the day of collection.




City of Fulton

Waste Management Tips

Easy Reference

Garbage

  • Must be placed in clear plastic bags.

  • Bags are not to exceed 42 gallons or 50 lbs.

  • The use of plastic containers w/lids is encouraged for storage of garbage.

 

Recyclables

  • The use of Plastic Bags is Prohibited

  • Place recyclables in clearly marked plastic container(s)

  • Co-mingle plastics/tin/aluminum/paper/glass and cardboard

 

Co-mingled Recyclables: 

Glass, plastic, metal, empty aerosol cans, coated paper cartons such as milk, juice and drink boxes, gift wrap, newspapers, brown paper bags, telephone directories, paper egg cartons & magazines.  Corrugated cardboard may be stacked neatly and placed to the curb.

 

Residents MUST call the City Clerk’s Office @ 592-5390 to schedule a pickup for the following items:

 

Trash Items: Charge $7.00

White Goods (with refrigerant): Charge $10.00

Metal Pickup: Charge Free

 

  • THE CITY DOES NOT PROVIDE PICKUP OF THE FOLLOWING:

Construction and Demolition Debris (C&D): Any building material such as drywall, asphalt shingles, wood, toilets, fiberglass or acrylic tubs and sinks may be disposed of at Bristol Hill. You will be charged by the weight of the material.

Car Parts:  Contact an auto salvage yard.

Hazardous Materials:  Items such as paint, pesticides, turpentine, oil, fluorescent light bulbs and batteries of all kinds, etc.  Contact Bristol Hill for dates.  These items may be brought to Bristol Hill free of charge.

 


 Electronic Equipment, to include but not limited to, the items listed below, may be dropped off at the DPW Complex, Monday–Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. free of charge with the exception of TVs, Computer Monitors and Microwave ovens. Disposal of these items will cost $7 per item.

 Electronics:  Audiovisual  equipment, cell phones, circuit boards, computers and  accessories, electronic scrap, fax machines,  printers, telecom equipment,  typewriters, video game systems, wiring and cable.


 

PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES:

SECTION C70-11(A) – ANY VIOLATOR WILL BE SUBJECT TO FINES AND/OR IMPRISONMENT AS STATED IN THE CITY CHARTER.

 

Effective May 1, 2009

 

New penalty fee structures for trash items not on the City Clerk’s Official pickup list placed in the city right-of-way will be charged as follows:

   Trash not on list                 $  10/item

   Garbage Out Early              $  10/item

   Bag dumping                      $    5/bag

   White Goods                      $  15/item

   6 or more Items                  $ 150 (min)

   Construction Debris           $  10 (min)

   TV, Monitor, Microwave      $  15/item

 Note:  This will include recyclables in bags, trash/garbage items in bags that are not clear or translucent and bags of garbage put to the curb before their scheduled pickup.  Charges will be added to the owner’s Water/Sewer bill.

 If you have any questions, please call:

City of Fulton:

 

DPW Garage                       (315) 592-5459

City Clerk’s Office               (315) 592-5390

Mayor’s Office                     (315) 592-7330

 

Oswego County:

 

Bristol Hill:  (315) 591-9200

Located on Route 3 in the Town of Volney

Open:  Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

 Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

TOGETHER WE CAN KEEP OUR CITY CLEAN!