Posted on: November 7, 2022 13:06
Last update: November 7, 2022 13:16
Auckland Public Works encourages all Auckland homeowners and renters to take advantage of the free bulky waste service this November. This is a convenient alternative to the Bulky Block Party event series.
The Bulky Block Party program is still ongoing, The previously announced November 19th event at 7101 Edgewater Drive has been canceledFor the past few years, public participation in these events has declined during the holiday season. The cancellation of the November event will allow the city to redirect staff his resources to other garbage collection and community cleanup efforts.
Auckland residents are encouraged to take advantage of the many other free options available to dispose of bulky waste. These free services have expanded over the past year and include: .
- All Oakland residents are invited to join Waste Management of Alameda County, Inc. (WMAC) and You can schedule an appointment for Residents are offered one free drop-off per year, after which regular rates apply.
- Residents of multifamily homes (buildings with four or more housing units) can now schedule an appointment directly with WMAC once a year, instead of requesting an appointment through their landlord as before.
- Residents of single-family homes (buildings with up to four housing units) can schedule curb bulky item collection appointments increased from once a year to twice a year.
- Residents are allowed 4 cubic yards of items per curb bulk picking appointment, plus recyclable items such as mattresses, tires, televisions and computers, 3 cubic yards in single-family buildings and 1.5 in multi-family buildings. Can now be increased from cubic yards.
Improving access to bulky waste services is a key component of OPW’s multi-pronged strategy to help Aucklanders safely dispose of unwanted materials and prevent and reduce illegal dumping. Helpful. This includes stepping up enforcement with a February trial of illegal dumping surveillance cameras, launching neighborhood-based Bulky Block Party programs, Garbage Blitz Crews and Includes ongoing investment in Rapid Response Crews. He maintains a three-day response time to clean up dumping reported by his members of the community who contacted OAK311.
Over the past 18 months (March 2021 to September 2022), the Keep Auckland Clean and Beautiful (KOCB) division of Auckland Public Works has collected 9,022 tonnes of bulky waste.
All Auckland community members can visit www.oaklandrecycles.com to learn more about trash, recycling and composting services available in Auckland. Oaklanders can learn more about the services available to combat and reduce illegal dumping and how they can help themselves at www.oaktownproud.com.