City residents getting recycling bins

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - City of Cincinnati residents are starting to receive green recycling carts this week.

The city is implementing an enhanced recycling program that includes every-other-week recycling collection.

More than 30,000 households across the city will receive a 65 or 96 gallon recycling cart this month. The remaining 74,000 eligible households and small businesses will receive carts in the coming months, during the final three phases of the program.

Cart delivery began Sept. 1 and will continue through September and October. It will resume in December and January.

Residents are reminded that the green carts are for recycling only and should refer to the list of acceptable items on the container's lid.

Every other week collection begins Oct. 4 for Gold Week residents and Oct. 11 for Green Week residents for those households receiving their carts in September. A collection schedule will be affixed to the recycling cart.

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