June 28, 2010 RE: IMPORTANT NOTICE ON REFUSE

COLLECTION SERVICES

Dear City of Belpre Resident:

On June 14, 2010, the City of Belpre awarded an exclusive contract for residential refuse collection services to J&J Refuse, Inc.. J&J Refuse has been operating in the City of Belpre for five years servicing the City’s commercial accounts, and is pleased to begin servicing the residents as well, and enable the City to maintain the competitive rate currently paid for refuse services. J&J Refuse is a family owned business with more than 55 years of experience in the landfill and refuse collection industry. It is J&J’s commitment to provide dependable, efficient, and safe service at a competitive price. (Learn more about J&J Refuse and their recycling services at www.jandjrefuse.com.)

BEGINNING THE WEEK OF JULY 5TH, J&J WILL BEGIN RUNNING NEW COLLECTION ROUTES. WHILE MOST RESIDENTS WILL BE PICKED UP ON THE SAME WEEK DAY THEY ARE ACCUSTOMED TO, SOME RESIDENTS WILL EXPERIENCE A ROUTE DAY CHANGE.

YOUR NEW PICKUP DAY WILL BE Trash Pick-up schedule


Consistent with the City’s previous refuse service, J&J will collect refuse at the curb starting at 6 a.m., so please be sure to have your trash out prior to 6 a.m.. As before, the weekly collection DOES NOT include construction and demolition debris, tires, batteries, automotive and truck parts, hazardous/infectious waste, flammable liquids, and any waste prohibited from disposal in a municipal solid waste landfill. (Call the Solid Waste District for information on disposal of these items – 800-860-8103). Non-baggable items must be cut and bundled in lengths not exceeding 36” and sixty-five pounds. Appliances containing Freon must have the Freon removed and the unit tagged by a qualified technician (contact your local HVAC contractor).

J&J Refuse does not operate on the following Holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. If one of these holidays falls on a weekday, then service for that day will be delayed one day, along with all other days remaining in that week. If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, refuse collection will not be delayed.

Please call our customer service office or e-mail to msnyder@jandjrefuse.com. We can be reached at 1-800-201-0005, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., or on Saturday from 7:00 to noon. J&J Refuse is pleased to welcome you to our ever growing family of customers.

Sincerely,

Mick Snyder

Customer Service Manager