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Cleaning Container

Per Chandler City Code Chapter 44: Residential customers shall be responsible for maintaining trash and recycling containers in a clean and sanitary condition.  The City of Chandler does not offer container cleaning services. Containers are not replaced due to dirty grime or unpleasant odors.

- Bag and Tie garbage, grass and yard clippings.
- Double Bag and Tie garbage if necessary to reduce spills and leaks.
- Spray and Rinse container on occasion to reduce odors and dirty grime build-up.

Cleaning Your Container
Using a non-hazardous cleaning solution is recommended. The following is a natural solution that is simple to use AND cost effective way to keep you can clean.  What you will need:
  • Water hose
  • Scrub brush or spray nozzle
  • Dishwashing liquid soap or Borax detergent
  • Baking soda (used as an abrasive cleaner AND odor eater!)
Directions: Spray container, wash with detergent and baking soda, and rinse container.  Air dry the container with lid open.

Questions? Call Solid Waste Services at 480-782-3510.
Green Cleaning Recipes

A variety of safe and economical methods to clean your house.

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