RED-E-BIN Do’s & Don’ts

Do's and Don'ts

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Accepted and Prohibited Items

There are strict regulations on what can be disposed of safely and what RED-E-BINS is not authorized to process.  Review the lists below:

What you CAN dispose of in a RED-E-BIN

Mixed Trash

    • Furniture
    • Clothes
    • Toys
    • Packaging
    • Other general household items
    • Mattresses & box springs (for a fee)
    • Tires (for a fee)

Construction and Demolition

    • Flooring
    • Siding
    • Cabinetry
    • Lumber
    • Drywall
    • Shingles (must ONLY be disposed of in our 5YD RED-E-BIN)
    • Concrete, asphalt, brick (must ONLY be disposed of in our 5YD RED-E-BIN, and only to the halfway point to meet weight limitations)

Yard Waste

    • Brush
    • Leaves
    • Small branches
    • Grass clippings

What you CANNOT dispose of in a RED-E-BIN

  • Any hazardous waste: Check items for a poison, chemical or bio-hazard symbol on its label 
  • Computers, televisions, and monitors
  • Printers & fax machines
  • PCB Ballasts  
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Soil
  • Dirt
  • Sand
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Batteries 
  • Refrigerators
  • Car parts
  • Solvents
  • Thinners
  • Oil filters
  • Propane tanks
  • Microwaves
  • Railroad ties
  • Lawnmowers, snow blowers, and the alike
  • Treadmills, elliptical machines, and the alike
  • Ovens
  • Air conditioning units
  • Paint
  • Oils
  • Calks
  • More than 3 tons (6,000lbs) of weight


Didn't see your item listed above?  If you’re not sure about an item or what type of bin to order, just get in touch with us.  If we can’t accept an item, we  usually have alternative resources for you.

For more details, see our Terms and Conditions or contact us directly.

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