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Rumpke trash and recycling begins May 4

New carrier has three-year contract with village

Village of Bluffton will begin a new trash and recycling contract with Rumpke Waste & Recycling effective Monday, May 4.


The village underwent a bid process this winter and Rumpke was the lowest bid. With the new carrier, residents will continue to receive weekly trash and recycling services.

In a news release, Rumpke stated: The village and Rumpke share the same goal of providing a quality and cost-effective service to the residents of Bluffton.

Residents will be receiving a mailer with detailed information regarding their new service provider.

Important information to note:
• Rumpke recycling and trash carts will be delivered to residents beginning June 1, 2020.
• Residents will see the new rate of $19.56 for trash and recycling service on utility bills to be paid by June 10.
• Service days will remain the same.
• Customer service questions can be directed to Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171.

Rumpke is committed to recycling. Acceptable recycling items are:
• Plastic bottles and jugs (please empty, flatten and reattach the lid)
• Beverage cartons
• Glass bottles and jars (any color)
• • Aluminum and steel cans
• Empty aerosol cans (with lids and tips removed)
• Paperboard (cereal boxes, 12-pack containers, etc.)
• Cardboard (please flatten)
• Paper products, including newspaper, magazines, office paper, junk mail and envelopes.

About Rumpke:
Rumpke Waste & Recycling has operated since 1932 by providing environmentally friendly waste disposal solutions. Rumpke is a family-owned and operated business with more than 3,200 employees and is one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, providing service to areas of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. Visit for more information.

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