noun, often attributive
curb·​side | \ˈkərb-ˌsīd \

Definition of curbside 

1 : the side of a pavement bordered by a curb

2 : sidewalk

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South Windsor officials are looking at ways to improve the recycling of glass collected at the curbside and at the transfer station. Peter Marteka, Courant Community, "South Windsor Considering Separating Glass From Its Recycling Stream," 6 July 2018 Mayor Sylvester Turner, in the first controversy of his young tenure, tried to lower the price, negotiating a two-year deal at a slightly lower $90-per-ton fee and also agreeing not to accept glass at curbside for the term of the agreement. Mike Morris, Houston Chronicle, "Houston City Council to debate recycling again," 26 Feb. 2018 Shopping online and picking up at curbside is a far different story. Gordon Dickson, star-telegram, "Curbside kumquats — Central Market dives into online shopping realm," 25 Jan. 2018 Both retailers use their thousands of locations to their advantage by offering services like curbside pickup for grocery orders and special in-store promotions. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Amazon drops $25 free shipping minimum for all US holiday shoppers," 5 Nov. 2018 Walmart and Target have led the charge, expanding delivery and options like curbside pickup. Gerald Porter Jr., The Seattle Times, "Sears files for bankruptcy just as things are looking up for U.S. retail," 15 Oct. 2018 This is, in part, due to curbside games of Tetris between the thousands of vehicles driving through the streets, battling against those that are double or triple parked throughout the city. Shoshana Wodinsky, The Verge, "New York City is the perfect scooter market, but it’s also the most impossible," 11 Aug. 2018 Jarland will cover what should be recycled at home and work, what can and cannot go in the curbside recycling cart, where and how to recycle many other things that cannot be put in the bin and more. Joy Davis, Aurora Beacon-News, "Tours of replica Viking longship offered in Geneva," 17 May 2018 Pasco does not have curbside recycling, though the City Council periodically considers offering it. Author: David Goldstein, Anchorage Daily News, "Cities scramble to rewrite rules on recycling after China restricts ‘foreign garbage’," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of curbside

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of curbside was in 1946

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