It isn’t sexy, but regular home maintenance needs to include cleaning your trash and recycling carts. Your issued collection carts need to be cleaned periodically and checked for broken parts. Collier County will repair or replace carts damaged by normal wear and tear (but not if you try to modify them in your own DIY project).
To wash your cart, use a regular mild detergent and flush out with a hose. Regularly cleaning carts is important not only so you aren’t smelling them, but so they aren’t attracting rodents or wildlife. In Collier, if your cart needs repair,
– Stephanie Kissinger, Waste Management