Refuse and Recycling

Refuse and Recycling Regulations for New Bremen Residents

New Bremen offers a variety of waste disposal services to residents, including trash pickup, recycling and branch pickup.

Village Refuse Services

How do you set up trash services? It’s simple!

Buy trash bags (locations and pricing below).

Place bags curbside by 7 a.m. on Fridays.

Trash pickup is completed by Maharg’s Trash Service.

Village Refuse Services

How do you set up trash services? It’s simple!

Buy trash bags
(locations and pricing below).

Place bags curbside by 7 a.m. on Fridays.

Trash pickup is completed by Maharg’s Trash Service.

Where to Buy Bags

The village contracts with Maharg’s Trash Service of Celina, Ohio, and utilizes a “bag system” whereby residents must purchase specially-marked trash bags.

Bags are available for purchase for $7.75* in packages of 5 bags at the following locations:

  • Village offices located at 214 North Washington St., New Bremen
  • Schwieterman Pharmacies at 2 North Washington St., New Bremen
  • Wagner’s IGA located in the Amsterdam Shopping Center, New Bremen
  • Z’ Wash Haus located at 04024 Amsterdam Road, New Bremen
  • Wagner’s IGA located at 257 East Fourth St., Minster

*Individual retailers may charge more than $7.75

Curbside refuse collection takes place on Fridays. Items should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m.

Can I put out multiple bags?

Yes, you may put out multiple bags for collection. The contractor will pick up an unlimited amount of bags from each household. However, the bags should not include refuse of a commercial nature (e.g. from businesses or contractors hired to perform services for homeowners, etc.) or bulk items.

Bulk Item Disposal

Bulk items are picked up curbside on the normal collection day and require a special tag, which can be purchased at the village office, located at 214 North Washington St.

The following items require a special tag:

Bulk ItemSpecial Tag Price
Bushel Basket (not to exceed 60 lbs.)$5.00
Lawn Mower (push type)$5.00
Refrigerator$10.00
Water Heaters, Stoves, Washers, Dryers $10.00
Garbage Cans (not to exceed 60 lbs.)$5.00
Auto Tires$5.00
Furniture$5.00
Spouting$5.00
Large Cardboard Boxes $5.00
Bicycles$5.00
Roll of Carpet$10.00
Porcelain Toilet$5.00
Porcelain Bathtub or Porcelain Sink$10.00
Bed Springs or Mattress $5.00

If you have additional questions regarding refuse collection, please contact the Village of New Bremen.

Village Recycling Services

Recycling is coordinated by the Auglaize County Solid Waste Management District and is operated on the second Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Recycling Building at 306 South Herman St. The recycling center is staffed by, and benefits, the New Bremen Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.

Accepted Recycling Items

Glass Bottles
Please separate colors (clear, green or brown), rinse, clean and remove lids or caps.
Labels are OK. Window glass or ceramic glass will not be accepted.

Paper
This includes newspaper, mixed paper, magazines and telephone books.
Please bag in brown paper bags; do not use plastic bags.

Beverage Cans
Aluminum and steel beverage cans are accepted. Please rinse clean.

Food Cans
Tin food cans are accepted. Please rinse clean.

Plastics
#1 PETE pop bottles, #2 HDPE milk bottles and liquid soap bottles.
Please rinse clean and remove lids or caps. Plastic bags or oil bottles will not be accepted.

If you have additional questions regarding recycling, please call (419-394-1270) or contact:

Auglaize County Solid Waste Management District

15502 North River Road

St. Marys, Ohio 45885

Yard Waste Services

Brush and limb pickup is on Mondays only. Village residents may place the unwanted brush and limbs in the tree lawn (between the curb and the sidewalk). Please place sticks in a container, like a small garbage can. Village workers will empty the container and return it to the tree lawn.

Curbside leaf pickup is offered at no charge on a seasonal basis. The beginning and ending dates will be announced. Leaves are to be put in the tree lawn. Do not mix any grass or brush with the leaves. Brush pickup is suspended during leaf pickup season.

Village residents may bring grass clippings, sod, brush and limbs to the village yard facility at 300 North Walnut St. anytime. Please dispose of yard waste in the appropriate designated areas.