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FACE COVERING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Thursday, April 9, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has guidelines for using cloth face coverings and how-tos if you'd like to make your own. The CDC also emphasizes that people use cloth face covering instead of medical grade personal protective equipment (PPE), because surgical masks and N95 respirators... more

INTERURBAN TROLLEY GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday, April 9, 2020

The following is a message from the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG): The Interurban Trolley fixed route service and the Interurban Trolley ADA Access service will operate as usual in Elkhart and Goshen on Good Friday, April 10, 2020. Please be advised, the ADA Access Dispatch... more

CITY WORKING ON MOSQUITO CONTROL

Thursday, April 9, 2020

With warmer weather the last few days we saw some mosquitoes already. In an effort to reduce the populations the City is dropping larvicide tablets in areas prone to the propagation of mosquitoes. Community mosquito control programs can help to reduce the number of mosquitoes and prevent mosquito-borne... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, April 13, 2020, 2:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 3:00pm

CANCELED–Community Relations Commission

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 7:00pm

Trash Collection

Beginning Feb. 1, 2018, Republic Services will stop collecting residential trash and Borden Waste-Away will become the city's new service provider. For information on what day trash is picked up in your area click here.

Borden made the announcement on a press release (click here to read), and mailed the announcement to all households within Goshen's city limits the last week of January. 

See a map of Goshen's pickup routes

Here are some commonly asked questions answered. This page will be updated with questions we receive from residents. 

  • Will my trash pickup day change?

Borden will continue using the current trash collection schedule, meaning all days will remain the same.

  • Will there be a change in the time of pickup?

Borden will pick up trash beginning at 6:30 a.m. Residents are highly encouraged to set their trash out the night before their pickup date.

  • Whom do I call if my house was skipped?

Borden has a local customer service center that helps address questions, complaints and concerns. The customer service center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Their number is 574.293.5001.

  • I would like to order a new trash cart. How do I do that?

You may call Borden at 574.293.5001 to order your cart. Borden will be offering 96-gallon trash carts free of charge for residents who call to request a cart before April 30, 2018. If more than one cart is needed, Borden may be able to accommodate those requests.

  • I am interested in Borden’s curbside recycling service. How do I get the service?

Borden has been providing curbside cart-based recycling service to Goshen residents for a monthly fee. Those interested a having a no-charge trash cart(s) delivered or signing up for private-pay recycling service, may call at 574.293.5001 between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday between 8:00 a.m. and noon. Borden’s website also has information about its various services, including recycling. Click here to go to Borden’s website.