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No Garbage, Recycling Or Yard/Food Waste Pickup For Residential Customers On December 29

SEATTLE (December 28, 2021)— Due to remaining ice and snow resulting in unsafe conditions, there will be no residential garbage, recycling or food/yard waste pickup in Seattle Wednesday, December 29. Contractors will attempt to serve commercial and multifamily locations. 

Transfer stations remain open with normal hours. 

Collection schedules should resume as follows: 

Monday (12/27) residential customers will be collected Monday (1/3). 

Tuesday (12/28) residential customers will be collected Tuesday (1/4). 

Wednesday (12/29) residential customers will be collected Thursday (12/30), as conditions allow

Thursday (12/30) residential customers will be collected Friday (12/31), as conditions allow

Friday (12/31) residential customers will be collected Friday (1/7) due to the holiday on Saturday, 1/1. 

Customers missed this week will be allowed to set out double their normal amount of garbage, recycling, and yard waste at no additional charge, on their next scheduled collection day. Customers should be sure to have their containers out by 7 a.m. to ensure collection.

For service updates, please check http://www.seattle.gov/utilities and Twitter: www.twitter.com/SeattleSPU. 

In the event of snow and/or ice, City emergency planners urge residents to prepare their homes for cold weather, build emergency supply kits for homes and vehicles, and not drive unnecessarily. For up-to-date information pertaining to impacts in the City of Seattle, please sign up for alerts at Alert.Seattle.gov. 

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