HURRICANE IRMA: Trash Collection Update Wednesday Night

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BOCA RATON, FL ( Palm Beach County) –The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County’s recycling facility, the Recovered Materials Processing Facility, has regained power and will be open for receiving recyclables as of 7 a.m. today.
Please place garbage and recyclables out to the curb by 6 a.m. on your regularly scheduled day.
However, vegetation collection WILL NOT resume as normal. In preparation for debris removal, residents are asked to help clean up our community by placing their waste and debris in three separate piles at the curb:
1.     Put garbage and recyclables out by 6 a.m. on your regularly scheduled day. These will be picked up first.
2.     Put all vegetation only in a second pile.
3.     And, put all other construction storm debris in a third pile.
Be sure to keep these three piles separate and away from:
·           Fences
·           Mailboxes
·           Power line equipment, poles, transformers, downed electrical wiring
·           Water meters
·           Fire hydrants or
·           Storm drains

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