Central / Eastern Washington Service Alerts
Winter weather conditions may cause collection times to vary. Please leave containers at the street until 6:00 PM.
If weather requires that service be postponed, we will post updates here, and may call customers as needed.
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We appreciate your
understanding and cooperation as we manage weather-related challenges. Commercial
and Multi-family Weather-Delayed Collection:
Service as soon as conditions allow. Priority service to locations such
as hospitals and restaurants, where public health is a high priority.
There are no weather related service interruptions at this time.
To keep containers accessible, please remove snow and extra material from around or on top of them. If your street is snowy or icy, please move your container to a more accessible location to avoid postponed collection.
to Prevent Street Flooding:
As snow melts, water run-off can result in flooding, which further impedes collection. Please clear storm drains of snow and debris to prevent flooding.
Standard Weather Policy:
Twice Regular Amount Accepted Next Regular Collection Day* in Most WM Service Areas
If weather conditions prevent collection of garbage or recycling, please remove the containers from the street.
* Every Other Week Recycling & Yard Waste Collected Two (2) weeks after Missed Collection: If recycling or yard waste is regularly collected every other week, the uncollected material will be collected on the next regular collection day for that container (two weeks from the missed collection), unless residents are otherwise notified by telephone or on this site.
*Cart colors may vary by area.
Service Delay Priorities:
Commercial and Multi-family Weather-Delayed Collection: Service as soon as conditions allow. Priority service to locations such as hospitals and restaurants, where public health is a high priority.
service priority to establishments such as hospitals, health clinics
and restaurants, where the retrieval of garbage is critical to public
health and safety.
- Commercial accounts serviced as
soon as safety allows.
- Residential garbage and recycling collected on the next regularly scheduled service day unless otherwise announced. (Up to twice as much material accepted at no extra charge to make up for postponed service.)
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