16338DPW Collecting Residential Trash/Recycling Starting at 6 AM, Wed.-Fri., July 17-19
- Jul 17, 2013
DPW Collecting Residential Trash/Recycling Starting at 6 AM, Wed.-Fri., July 17-19
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 17 through Friday, July 19 due to a predicted 90°+ temperatures and unhealthy air quality. 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
Office Of The Director
Department of Public Works
2000 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
DPW Main: 202-673-6833
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