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New rules in effect for curbside trash pickups during COVID-19 pandemic

With Pennsylvania’s stay-at-home order still in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, waste management services are seeing an increase in trash being picked up.

Officials said there has been a 30% increase in curbside pickups due to the number of people staying at home.

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Because of that, some changes are happening. And it could affect your neighborhood. Waste Management announced new rules for homeowners.

Yard waste, such as the collection of grass clippings and tree limbs, has been suspended for some areas. There are also no more bulk pick-ups of furniture, mattresses and other large items.

Finally, all trash and recycling must be in bins in spots.

These changes are in effect until further notice, officials said.

Waste Management will continue pickup up yard waste in McCandless, however.

Waste Management will continue to pick up yard waste in McCandless, as long as it is in the green-top cart. Any yard...

Posted by Town of McCandless on Friday, April 17, 2020