Burlington to begin debris pickup Monday

BURLINGTON -- The City of Burlington will begin debris pickup Monday, following flooding that damaged dozens of homes. 

Special curb-side pickup will begin July 17 and run through July 28. 

John's Disposal will have multiple trucks out collecting the debris from curbs. Residents are asked to put their regular garbage out on their regularly scheduled day. 

Flood damaged items can be placed daily on the curb. 

The city asks that residents follow the below steps for pickup:

  • Debris must be contained in cans or bags not exceeding 33 gallons in size and no heavier than 45 lbs. each.
  • Debris may be bundled; however, cannot exceed 45 lbs. in weight and 4 feet in length and no wider than 2 feet in diameter.
  • Carpeting must be rolled, taped, or tied. Carpet, after being rolled and tied, should be no longer than 4 feet in length and no wider than 2 feet in diameter and weigh no more than 45 lbs. each.
  • Larger items such as damaged furniture may be placed at the curb adjacent to garbage/recycle containers
  • Empty contents and remove refrigerator/freezer doors for safety purposes.

More information on cleanup efforts and resources for those affected can be found at the City of Burlington website.

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