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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Solid Waste Collection Service Postponed in Seattle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
1/18/2012  8:00:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
SPU Customer Service  (206) 684-3000


Solid Waste Collection Service Postponed in Seattle
No Garbage, Yard Waste or Recycling Pick-Ups Wednesday, January 18

SEATTLE —Garbage, yard waste and recycling collection has been delayed in Seattle for today, Wednesday, January 18, due to dangerous road conditions.

Today’s missed customers should set out their materials tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 19) by 7 a.m.  If your materials still have not been collected by the end of the day Thursday, put them out on your next regularly scheduled pickup day.

Customers who were missed on Monday, Jan. 16, should set their materials out on their next regularly scheduled pickup day.

Missed customers will be allowed to set out double their normal amount of garbage, recycling and yard waste at no additional charge.

When setting out extra waste, customers are encouraged to place perishable food items in their collection containers and set bagged, non-perishable items next to the containers.

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will continue to post service updates on the SPU website. Customers can also reach SPU for information by calling Customer Service at (206) 684-3000.

Look up your collection day online, or call (206) 684-3000.

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In addition to providing a reliable water supply to more than 1.45 million customers in the Seattle metropolitan area, SPU provides essential sewer, drainage, solid waste and engineering services that safeguard public health, maintain the City’s infrastructure and protect, conserve and enhance the region's environmental resources.

—SPU—

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