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16256Residential Trash/Recycling Starting at 6 AM, Wed., July 10

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  • Twine, Kevin (DPW)
    Jul 9, 2013
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      Residential Trash/Recycling Starting at 6 AM, Wed., July 10


      The DC Department of Public Works announced today that its trash and recycling crews will begin their collections an hour earlier, at 6 am, Wednesday, July 10, due to a predicted 90° temperature.  Residents may put their trash and recyclables out for pick-up starting at 6 pm the day before their collections.  Trash and recycling containers should be removed from public space by 8 pm on the collection day.


      Throughout the summer, when the temperature and heat index are predicted to be 90˚ or higher or the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments announces unhealthy air quality (Code Orange or Code Red days), DPW collection crews will begin their work at 6 am to avoid health or environmental issues. 


      Kevin B. Twine

      Staff Assistant

      Office Of The Director

      Department of Public Works

      2000 14th Street, NW

      6th Floor

      Washington, DC 20009

      Phone: 202-671-2593

      DPW Main: 202-673-6833

      Fax: 202-671-0642




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