When Plantation and the surrounding area is under the threat of a hurricane, there is basic information you should remember with regard to your trash collection.
SOLID WASTE/TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION
Residential and commercial/multi-family solid waste and recycling collections will be suspended in the event a Hurricane Watch has been posted.
Once debris collection begins, debris must be placed along at the curbside/right-of-way (ROW) and must be separated by by debris type.
- Vegetative Debris – includes shrubs, palm fronds, tree trimmings, grass and leaves, twigs or cut up branches
- Construction & Demolition Debris (C&D) – materials relating directly to construction or demolition of buildings, such as cement, dry-wall, glass, insulation, concrete blocks, etc
- White Goods Debris – appliances, including refrigerators, ranges, washing machines, clothes dryers, freezers, microwave ovens, air conditioners, etc
- E-Goods Debris – Electronics, including TVs, computers, stereos, phones, DVD players, etc.
Waste Management will also suspend bulk trash pickup once a Hurricane Watch has been posted.
The City’s Horticultural station may not be available in the event of a Hurricane Watch or Warning.