The alleys remain impassable because about three feet of snow fell between Friday, February 5, and Wednesday, February 10, so DPW asks residents to put their trash in dark plastic bags and place them at the curb no earlier than 6:30 pm the night before collection and removed from public space by 8 pm on the day(s) of collection.Recycling won't be collected this week, which stinks, because we have a big pile building up at my house. Here's more:
Bulk collections scheduled for Tuesday, February 16, through Friday, February 19, will be rescheduled. DPW bulk collection drivers continue on snow duty.
Ft. Totten: Ft. Totten Transfer Station, located at 4900 John F. McCormack Road, NE, will reopen to the public starting Saturday, February 13, to bring trash and bulk items. No recycling items will be accepted, nor will DPW provide Household Hazardous Waste/E-cycling/Document Shredding services Saturday, February 13. Ft. Totten is closed to the public on Presidents Day. Its normal operating hours are 1 pm to 5 pm weekdays and 8 am to 3 pm Saturdays, except holidays.