Bluffton has been notified by Waste Management its collections will resume on its regular schedule for both recycling and trash tomorrow, September 13, for the Town of Bluffton.
Household garbage must be placed in a 40-gallon can or heavy mil plastic bag, and the containers plus trash must weigh no more than 50 pounds.
Town of Bluffton residents and businesses may also continue to contact the Town's Customer Service Center at 843-706-4500 for solid waste and recycling curbside pickup concerns, as well as any other concerns with which the Town may be able to help.
Yard waste from this storm event does not need to be bundled. It is anticipated storm debris collection will begin next week.
Yard debris will not be picked up by Waste-Pro, but residents may drop off yard debris at the solid waste facility on Apalachee Parkway. And debris pickup may not occur on your normal collection day.
In a release Tuesday, the city announced its plans for waste collection in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The Federal Emergency Management Agency requires documentation of the volume and type of debris collected to reimburse the county for storm clean up.
Place storm debris at the curb, not in the road. Recycling and yard waste are suspended and will resume at a later date.