3A. No person shall place or cause to be placed on any public street or other public place forcollection any garbage, unless such garbage has been thoroughly drained of its moisture,properly wrapped in paper or plastic and deposited in a suitable container. The term "garbage"shall mean the refuse of animal and vegetable matter which has been used or intended to be usedfor food.B.
Garbage must be bagged first and placed into a suitable receptacle. Loose garbage is notpermitted.C.
.Garbage or solid wastes of any kind from domestic and/or commercial preparation, cooking,dispensing, handling, storage and/or sale of food may be discharged through a garbage grinder,disposal or similar device which will render the material harmless to the Ewing-Lawrence SewerAuthority Treatment.319-7
Trash Collection Requirements.
A. Trash and household waste must be in metal or plastic cans with lids, not attached or tied tothe cans, or heavy-duty plastic bags of 1.3 mil thickness or trash compactor bags. Trash will notbe picked up in paper bags, cardboard boxes, oversize drums, bushel baskets, or metal or plastictubs. No other waste containers are permitted. No chemicals, pepper, bleach or any otherproducts shall be applied to any bags as a deterrent to animals or birds.319-8
Leaves and Yard Waste
Grass and Grass Clippings.
Grass and grass clippings shall be mulched and/orcomposted and shall not be placed in any can, container or bag to be collected by the Township.B.
Sweeping, raking, blowing or otherwise placing leaves and yard wastethat is not containerized at the curb or along the street is only allowed during the seven days priorto a scheduled and announced collection during the months of May, June, October, Novemberand December, and shall not be placed closer than 10 feet from any storm drain inlet. Placementof such yard waste at the curb or along the street at any other time or in any other manner is aviolation of this Article. The following guidelines shall be followed:1. Leaf piles should contain only leaves and not other brush, twigs or plant material.2. Tree trimmings, bush trimming and, landscape trimmings should be neatly
in pilesshould not exceed 10’ long by 6’ wide by 4’ tall. Solid waste crews may only spend 20minutes per residence. Material left behind must be removed from the curb until the nextcollection day.3. At no time should any material placed at the curb interfere with traffic.4. Christmas trees will be picked up in January of each year on the regular scheduledpick-up days.C.
Bundling and containerization.
Except for the months during which Bulk Collection is permitted in accordance with this Article,leaves and yard waste, free of non-yard waste material, shall be picked up on Wednesdays andshall be disposed of in accordance with the following requirements:1. Tree branches must be cut no longer than 48 inches in length, no larger than three (3)inches in diameter and must be tied in bundles. No more than five (5) bundles will bepicked up at any one time.2. Other yard waste shall be placed in a suitable tied bundle, container, brown paper bagor a biodegradable yard waste bag.