The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our daily lives, including garbage and recycling services. We’ve put together the following tips to reduce any inconveniences and keep our essential sanitation workers safe.
- Please protect our drivers. Bag all garbage securely. Never bag your recyclables.
- Drivers continue to collect extra bags of garbage placed next to your garbage can for the standard extra fee.
- To protect drivers’ health, garbage companies are limiting the number of people in a truck. This may impact curbside collection of large items (such as furniture, refrigerators, etc.). Contact your company to learn about options such as requesting a temporary container or drop box.
- Multifamily property managers can also request a temporary container or drop box to collect large items from residents, or store them until large item collection resumes.
If COVID-19 reduces your garbage and recycling company’s workforce, the frequency and priority of what is collected may change. Your company will contact you, or you can visit www.clackamas.us/recycling.