CLEARWATER, FL — It was business as usual Monday for Clearwater waste managers, who have been busy with collection days over the Christmas break.
what you need to know
- Monday’s receipt was mostly boxes and a staff member we spoke to had already picked up a Christmas tree.
- Link: What can I recycle?
- There is a revised garbage collection schedule for the New Year’s Day holiday
Monday’s receipt was mostly boxes and a staff member we spoke to had already picked up a Christmas tree.
Heather Parsons, senior public information coordinator for the City of Clearwater, said: “We have more trash this time of year, with a 25 percent increase in trash and recycling in black and blue bins. to 30%.”
With more moving, Parsons is reminding people to recycle their holiday trash.
“We want to see our residents unpack those cardboard boxes and put them in your blue bin. Also, as far as wrapping paper, if your wrapping paper has foil or sequins or anything like that, Your trash can goes, plain wrappers go in your recycling bin,” Parsons said.
Parsons said it was important to keep the recycling stream clean, reminding plastic bags and edible materials such as paper plates, napkins and cutlery could contaminate the entire waste.
Parsons reminds you that you can now put most smaller electronics in the black trash can for recycling.
For disposal of larger electronics, look here:
The garbage collection schedule has been revised for the New Year’s Day holiday.
The pick-up time scheduled for January 2 has been changed to January 3. The pick-up time scheduled for January 3 has been changed to January 4.