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Service changes at Austin Resource Recovery

Monday, January 11, 2021 by Tai Moses

With the start of the new year, Austin Resource Recovery has made a few modifications to its services and facilities. The Recycle & Reuse Drop-off Center has been temporarily closed and drop-offs are no longer accepted at this time due to concerns about Covid-19. Residents may schedule contactless pickups of household hazardous waste for safe disposal. The large brush and bulk pickups, which were temporarily suspended last year, are now operating on their regular twice-annual schedule. Residential street-sweeping services have been reinstated, but are operating behind schedule. And after a four-year phased-in approach that began in 2017, the curbside composting program is expanding to all curbside customers in February. At some point in the future, ARR will distribute free kitchen collectors and compostable bags, but in the meantime customers are encouraged “to use reusable containers, coffee cans or paper bags for collecting food scraps.” Find more details about all service changes here.

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