Thursday, January 3, 2013
The city will be picking up trash this weekend because of the New Year’s Day holiday.
The Department of Public Works is reminding residents that if they’re trash pick up or recycling day fell on Tuesday (New Year’s Day) that the make up collection day is Saturday. Curbside Christmas tree collection has also started, and residents may place trees outside on their regularly scheduled trash day where their trash would normally be collected, according to a news release. Free tree mulching is also being offered every Friday and Saturday in January from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Reedbird Avenue Citizen Convenience Center, 701 Reedbird Ave. Residents and community groups are encouraged to bring bags or containers so that mulch can be collected and used on neighborhood gardens, according to the News Release.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Trash and recycling will not be collected on Christmas and New Year’s days.
There will be not trash and recycling collection on Christmas and New Year’s days, and citizen drop off centers will be closed, according to the Department of Public Works. Make up days for trash and recycling collection will be held on Dec. 29 and Jan. 5. Both Christmas and New Year's days are city holidays, so street sweeping will also be cancelled and parking meters will not be in effect, according to a news release.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The city will make up the collections on Saturday.
In case you were expecting trash pick up on Thursday, don’t. Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Department of Public Works will not be collecting trash and recycling, bulk collections and citizen drop off centers will be closed. The make up collections will occur on Saturday. On the bright side, parking meters will not be in effect on Thursday. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Trash collections on Tuesday were cancelled because of Election Day.
Residents who didn’t have their trash and recycling collected because of Election Day will have their waste picked up on Saturday. Tuesday was a city holiday so collections were cancelled.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Normal trash collection will resume on Wednesday.
The city announced trash, bulk and recycling collection that was missed Tuesday because of Hurricane Sandy would be collected on Saturday. Normal trash collection, citizen drop off centers and mechanical street sweeping will also resume on Wednesday, according to a news release from the Department of Public Works.