Thursday, September 5, 2019

Post-Dorian sanitation update

Posted By on Thu, Sep 5, 2019 at 11:31 AM

The City of Savannah reports that its Sanitation Department is putting a modified service schedule in place to collect refuse and recycling that was not collected due to Hurricane Dorian. All Sanitation collection services will return to normal on Monday, Sept. 9.

Customers on a Monday or Tuesday pick up schedule should place refuse and recycling carts along with bagged overflow waste out for pick up on Friday, Sept. 6.

Customers on a Wednesday or Thursday pick up schedule should place the same items out on Saturday, Sept. 7.


Yard waste collection will resume Monday, Sept. 9. Important items to note include:

- Leaves must be contained in brown paper lawn bags or reusable trash cans no larger than 32 gallons. City-issued refuse carts cannot be used.

- Limbs must be cut to not longer than 4 feet and neatly stacked.

- Larger limbs or haphazard piles will require special handling and delay collection.

About The Author

Jim Morekis

A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for 15 years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...
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