Wednesday, June 29, 2011

4th of July Holiday Will Affect Refuse Collection Service Schedule In Columbus

Good evening, NECKO - Please see the important message regarding trash collection service below.  Thanks to University Area Commissioner Susan Keeny for passing this along!

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For Immediate Release                          Contact:   Steve Cordetti, 645-2695
June 28, 2011                          
        4th of July Holiday Will Affect Refuse Collection
        Service Schedule In Columbus
City trash service in Columbus will not be provided on Monday, July 4, in observance of the 4th of July Holiday.  Observance of the holiday will prompt changes in the collection schedule for City regular trash, yard waste and recycling in Columbus as noted below. 
For residents assigned a collection color:
·       Collection of trash in color-coded collection areas will rotate forward one day, the week of the 4th of July Day Holiday as follows:
§       Monday, July 4:          No Collection
§       Tuesday, July 5:         Gold
§       Wednesday, July 6:      Gray
§       Thursday, July 7:        Navy
§       Friday, July 8: Pink
§       Monday, July 11:         Ruby
The color-coded schedule will rotate again on Labor Day, Monday, September 5
Zone-Area Collection Schedule
·       Customers who live in zone-schedule areas have a two-day collection window
·       Customers with dumpsters or other non-wheeled collection containers receive collection within their two-day window throughout the year
·       Zone customers with a wheeled container and a Monday-Tuesday window for pickup will receive their 4th of July Holiday week collection on the second day of their window
Curbside Yard Waste and Subscription Recycling Collection
·       Yard waste and curbside subscription recycling service will be collected on their own schedule
·       Collection of curb-side yard waste and subscription recycling scheduled for the 4th of July Holiday, July 4, will be delayed one day, with collections taking place Tuesday through Saturday
Columbus residents can also dispose of their yard waste at any one of nine free yard-waste drop-off locations (please call ahead for hours of operation):
·       Com-Til, the City's compost facility:  7000 Jackson Pike, Columbus (614) 645-3152
·       Kurtz Bros. and Mulch Manufacturing Inc.:  Residents may be asked to show proof that they are a Columbus or Franklin County resident.
§       2850 Rohr Road, Groveport (Kurtz Bros.); (614) 491-0868
§       6055-C Westerville Road, Westerville (Kurtz Bros.);  (614) 882-0200
§       6279 Houchard Road, Dublin (Kurtz Bros.); (614) 873-2000
§       6747 Taylor Road S.W. (Mulch Manufacturing, Inc.); (614) 864-4004
·       Ohio Mulch:  Please be prepared with a driver's license or some form of documentation identifying you as a Columbus resident, otherwise you will be charged
§       4120 Roberts Road, Columbus (Ohio Mulch); (614) 921-9330
§       4665 Westerville Rd. (Ohio Mulch); (614) 891-3242
§       1600 Universal Rd. (Ohio Mulch); (614) 445-4455
§       537 Reynoldsburg-New Albany Rd. (Ohio Mulch); (614) 863-0445
·       For more information on trash, recycling and yard waste pickup, residents can:
§       Call the Columbus Call Center at (614) 645-3111 (311 from many home phones) for information about trash pickup
§       Call Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171 for information about the collection of yard waste and subscription recycling
§       Can look up their collection days on the Columbus 311 website:

Rick Tilton
Assistant Director
Department of Public Service
109 North Front Street
Columbus, Ohio  43215