Waste Management cancels services in Southwest Mississippi due to Hurricane Ida

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NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – Due to the anticipated severe weather impacts associated with Hurricane Ida, Waste Management has canceled all collection services for its customers in Southwest Mississippi for Monday, August 30, 2021.

All residential, commercial and roll-off customers in these areas will experience a one-day service delay, weather and safe road conditions permitting.

BEFORE THE STORM:

  • Secure garbage and recycling containers. Place empty containers in a secure location away from open spaces.
  • Stop all yard maintenance and tree trimming activities when there is a named storm with a predicted landfall.
  • Bundle and tie down all loose trash such as tree limbs, wood planks or building and roof tiles. Place these materials in a location where debris cannot become hazardous to homes and automobiles in high winds.

AFTER THE STORM:

  • Place normal household garbage and trash, such as food refuse, diapers and regular household waste at curbside and separated from storm debris (caused by severe weather such as high winds, hail and rain).
  • Storm debris, including tree limbs, carpet and carpet padding, aluminum and wood fencing, and household appliances should be placed curbside in separate piles, apart from the household garbage and trash.

All customers affected in the area are encouraged to visit https://www.wm.com/weather-alert/index.jsp for additional information about impacted service routes. 

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