FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 15, 2010
Contact: Charita Curtis, 704-432-3538 or 704-363-5104 (cell)
- Curb It! collection services – residential garbage, yard waste, recyclables and bulky items will not be collected on Thursday, November 25.
- Thursday customers will receive service on Friday, November 26. Friday customers will receive service on Saturday, November 27.
The City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services will not
collect garbage, recyclables, yard waste and bulky items on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25
Residents who normally receive service on Thursday will receive service on Friday, November 26. Residents who normally receive service on Friday will receive service on Saturday, November 27.
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 garbage 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, call 311 (704-336-7600 if outside Mecklenburg County) or visit http://curbit.charlottenc.gov.