The city of Kissimmee’s Public Works and Engineering Department announces a new sanitation schedule for residential and commercial services starting on Monday, Aug. 3.
According to a city press release, the changes will assist the division with route optimization and will have a cost savings of $45,000 annually.
Residential collection service includes garbage, recycling, yard waste and bulk pick-up once a week. Container and bulk items must be placed at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on the scheduled day of pick up or the evening before.
To check new sanitation schedules, visit www.kissimmee.org/sanitation.
Sanitation routes will continue to run on all holidays except for Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
- Brown - The brown container is for household garbage. Bag all household garbage to control odor and pests. Do not place recycling, yard waste, household hazardous waste, or tires in your brown container.
- Blue - The blue container is for recycling only. There is a label on the container's lid to let you know what is acceptable in your recycling container. Do not place garbage, yard waste, plastic bags, or any non-recyclable items in the blue container.
- Green - The green container is for yard waste only. Yard waste is considered anything that grows in your yard. This includes grass clippings, plants, leaves and small limbs. Do not put recycling, garbage, construction lumber, dirt, or anything that does not grow naturally in the green container.
For more information about the city of Kissimmee, visit www.kissimmee.org.