Trash Collection

Solterra will collect and dispose of Princeton's residential trash and bulky items for 2021.

  • Residential trash must be placed curbside before 6 am on the day of collection or after 6 pm the night prior to collection (off the road surface)
  • Residents shall provide their own lidded containers for trash collection. You are allowed a maximum of four plastic or metal lidded containers (with or without wheels), which are 32 gallons or under. (Bins larger than 32 gallons will not be collected.)
  • Do not leave trash out in plastic bags or use the recycling buckets. All trash must be in the trash container
  • Bins cannot weigh any more than 50 pounds per bin with trash in it 
  • Empty containers shall be removed from the curb by 12 midnight after collection

Bulky Items

  • There is a limit of two large bulky items per week in addition to normal household trash. Examples of bulky items include:
    • Chair
    • Desk
    • Mattress and/or box spring (these must be wrapped in plastic or they will not be collected)
    • A small (2 seat) couch.
  • Each bulky item must weigh no more than 50lbs.
  • Bulky materials shall be placed curbside (off the road surface and sidewalks) in an area no larger than 6 feet long by 3 feet wide.
  • Rugs must be cut into 3' sections and can be no wider than 6" or weigh more than 50 pounds

Not Included

This collection does not include:

  • Appliances (washers, dryers, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Ashes
  • Automotive parts
  • Broken concrete, bricks/pavers
  • Building materials
  • Computer monitors
  • Construction debris
  • Electronics and televisions
  • Fences/Fencing
  • Hot tubs, spas, and covers
  • Leaves, brush/yard debris, dirt
  • Propane Tanks
  • Recyclables (See Recycling Schedule)
  • Swing sets
  • Tires

2021 Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

When a holiday falls on a scheduled collection day, pick up will be the next day. 

  • Friday, January 1, 2021 - Collection will be Saturday, January 2, 2021
  • Monday, May 31, 2021 - Collection will be Tuesday, June 1, 2021
  • Sunday, July 4, 2021 - No Change
  • Monday, September 6, 2021 - Collection will be Tuesday, September 7, 2021
  • Thursday, November 25, 2021 - Collection will be Friday, November 26, 2021
  • Saturday, December 25, 2021 - No Change

Missed Trash Collection

If your trash has not been collected by 7 pm of your scheduled pick-up day please report it online. Please have the following information when you report this:

  • Address
  • Date of scheduled collection
  • Email address
  • Name
  • Number of containers left at curb
  • Telephone number
  • Time left at the curb

Please leave your missed containers at the curb for collection, unless notified otherwise by the Department of Public Works.