Park Ridge announces notice regarding waste collection
Last updated 3/23/2020 at 1:11pm
With the COVID-19 virus, changes are being made to garbage service in Park Ridge.
Groot Waste Management issued the following statement to residents.
"In order to protect the health and welfare of our employees along with keeping our customers and public safe, effective March 23, 2020 we are temporarily making collection changes until further notice," the statement read. "We will continue practicing the protocols and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Again, these are temporary changes made in the effort to keep your community and our employees safe. We will update you as soon as anything changes moving forward."
The changes are as follows:
- All trash/refuse and recycling must be placed in a company designated cart, a can with handles, or bagged. Loose uncontained items will not be collected.
- All bulky item/construction debris collection is suspended until further notice.
- All white good/e-waste collection is suspended until further notice.
- Yard waste and recycling service is unaffected by the changes; however, we do anticipate potential changes to yard waste and recycling programs.