FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Charita Curtis, 704-432-3538
The City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services will not collect garbage, recyclables, yard waste and bulky items on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24.
Residents who normally receive service on Thursday will receive service on Friday, November 25. Residents who normally receive service on Friday will receive service on Saturday, November 26.
With autumn in full swing, residents are reminded to properly prepare leaves and other yard waste for collection. A few tips include:
· Place leaves in untied plastic bags or uncovered trash cans (not City-issued rollout carts)
· Cut limbs, logs and brush to no more than 5 feet in length and 4 inches in diameter
· Separate yard waste into piles small enough for one person to handle.
After items are properly prepared, please place them curbside no later than 6:30 am on your scheduled collection day.
For more information, visit http://curbit.charlottenc.gov or call 311 (704.336.7600).