FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 15, 2013
Contact: Charita Curtis, 704-432-3538
CHARLOTTE - The City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services will not collect garbage, recyclables, yard waste and bulky items on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 21. Collection services will operate on a one-day delay for the entire week with Friday customers receiving service on Saturday, January 26.
To ensure collection, residents are reminded to:
• Bag all garbage before placing it in the rollout cart. Do not overfill the cart.
• Remove food/liquid residue and lids from all recyclable containers before placing them in the recycling cart.
• Separate yard waste into piles small enough for one person to carry.
• Call 311 or visit http://curbit.charlottenc.gov to schedule bulky item collection.
• Place collection items curbside by 6:30 am on collection day. Please do not block the sidewalk.
• Remove garbage and recycling carts from the curb by midnight on collection day.
Residents can find additional item preparation information at http://curbit.charlottenc.gov.