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Still Waiting For Trash Pickup? Keep Carts Out Over Weekend

The combination of the Martin Luther King holiday and a winter storm this week have put Charlotte’s solid waste collection crews behind schedule. No pick-ups occurred Wednesday or Thursday because of the weather. The city says trash and recycling collection will resume Friday, and the city expects crews to work through the weekend.

“We will be working over the weekend, so just keep your carts out,” says Denada Jackson of the city’s Solid Waste Services department.

Collection of yard waste and bulky waste is suspended to allow crews to catch up on garbage and recycling collection,