Hauler's Rejection Notices

If and when the hauler rejects your trash or recycling, one of these notices will be left with reasons checked for the rejection —


Your trash was rejected because:
    Trash was not in a Town of Shutesbury bag OR
                  trash was in a proper bag but the bag was not tied
    The trash bag was located too far from the road's edge
    Weight of the filled bag exceeded 35 pounds
    Trash has been scattered by animals
    Trash contained hazardous or MassDEP-banned materials
    Trash contained a substantial amount of recyclable materials.



Your recyclables were rejected because:
    Items were not in a marked recycle bin or container
    Cardboard was not flattened to 2 feet or less
    Paper items included soda or beer holders/cartons
    Container items were larger than 2 gallons
    Items included plastic bags OR
                 items were contained in plastic bags
    Recyclables contained trash