Sunday, February 14, 2021

Continued delays to city’s curbside services due to weather



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Feb. 14, 2021
 
Austin Resource Recovery Media Line: (512) 974-1800
 
Continued delays to City's curbside services due to weather
City of Austin customers advised to keep their trash, recycling, and compost carts out until possible collection 

AUSTIN, TEXAS –Due to the current severe winter weather, Austin Resource Recovery (ARR)  services continue to be suspended and will resume as weather permits, possibly into the middle of this week. Affected curbside services include recycling, composting, trash, yard trimmings, bulk item, large brush, street sweeping and dead animal collections.

Customers are asked to leave any uncollected carts, yard trimmings, bulk items and large brush at the curb to allow our crews to catch up. If possible, customers should set their carts or other material out as usual, but be aware that service has been delayed. Weather permitting, ARR will catch up over the week and into next weekend.

Please note that ARR has not yet completed the delivery of new composting carts to all 2021 program expansion homes. Additionally, customers new to curbside composting, and with a  weekly collection day of Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, their first collection day has also been postponed. Their new service will begin on Feb. 24, 25 and 26 instead of this week.

Customers are encouraged to download the Austin Recycles app or sign up for reminders to get essential service alerts: austintexas.gov/myschedule.

 
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About Austin Resource Recovery
Austin Resource Recovery provides a wide range of services designed to transform waste into resources while keeping our community clean. Services include curbside collection of recycling, trash, yard trimmings and large brush and bulk items; street sweeping; dead animal collection; household hazardous waste disposal and recycling; and outreach and education. Austin Resource Recovery offers free, voluntary and confidential consulting services to help Austin businesses reduce waste and comply with the City's recycling ordinance. In December 2011, the Austin City Council approved the Austin Resource Recovery Master Plan, which is the City's road map to Zero Waste. The City of Austin is committed to reducing the amount of waste sent to area landfills by 90 percent by 2040. Learn more at austinrecycles.com.

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