Trash Collection Cancelled for Monday

Streets Department says high winds from Hurricane Sandy impacted decision.

In advance of Hurricane Sandy touching down in Philadelphia, the Streets Department announced that trash and recycling pickup will not occur on Monday.

The city agency released the following message on its Facebook page:

Due to high winds and severe rainfall that is expected, there will be no trash and recycling collections on Monday, October 29. We are urging residents whose trash day is on Monday to keep their collections indoors to prevent loose items from blowing throughout the streets. Monday collections will resume on Monday, November 5. Any questions, please call Streets Department Customer Service at 215-686-5560.

Stay up-to-date with info from the city's emergency Twitter handle.

Tdog October 28, 2012 at 10:42 PM
Too late for some idiots
scorpgal October 29, 2012 at 04:21 PM
More like too early! It barely rained this morning, and now we're stuck with a ton of garbage that will blow around tonight when the storm actually does hit. They should have cancelled Tuesday, not Monday.
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