Sarasota city garbage pickup resumes Thursday, county begins today

Sarasota city garbage pickup resumes Thursday, county begins today

Sarasota city garbage pickup resumes Thursday, county begins today

Regular trash pickups have resumed in unincorporated Brevard County after Hurricane Irma, but they are running behind schedule in some areas.

Residents who typically have garbage collection services on Wednesday, September 13 and Thursday, September 14 will have their garbage collected on Thursday, September 14.

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- Regular trash and recycling pickup will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 13, with those whose trash pickup date was this Monday.

Remember, your normal garbage collectors will only pick up trash, not storm debris. There will be no make-up days for recycling collection. The Federal Emergency Management Agency requires documentation of the volume and type of debris collected to reimburse the county for storm clean up.

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Household garbage must be placed in a 40-gallon can or heavy mil plastic bag each weighing no more than 50 pounds. Place it in piles that can easily be managed by debris collection personnel with a claw truck. Sandbags should not be included with yard waste and other storm debris.

Residents may also take storm debris to the Lena Road Landfill where disposal may be subject to standard fee rates, which can be viewed here.

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