Auckland residents wanting to dispose of their bulky waste began calling the city’s waste disposal company directly.
With the expansion of waste management services announced this week, all Oakland residents can now schedule an appointment to bring their “bulky items” to the landfill at 2615 Davis Street in San Leandro free of charge. rice field.
The rules for scheduling curbside pickup have also changed. For the first time, home and apartment renters can schedule pickups without going through a building owner or property manager. The change went into effect on Monday.
“We are doing our part to keep Oakland clean and to give residents as many opportunities as possible to take advantage of our free service to properly dispose of materials,” said Alameda President Barry Skolnick. increase. “We are working with the city to serve more residents, offer more disposal options, and make it as easy as possible to schedule appointments and drop off.”
Residents of buildings with 4 or more units can request pickup once a year, and those living in single-family homes can request twice a year. According to Waste Management, bulk pick-ups can be 4 cubic yards of items such as tires, carpets, mattresses, box springs, appliances, and electronics.
Please call 1-888-WM-Bulky to schedule a pick-up or drop-off. See here for details.
According to Waste Management, they can accommodate up to 50 bookings on weekdays and 100 bookings on Saturdays. From December 27th until January 14th he will not be collecting on the street as employees are busy picking up his tree for Christmas.
Auckland leaders hope increased access will help reduce the amount of illegal dumping The above dumped items have been cleared, Public Works Director G. Harold Duffy said in a statement.
“East Auckland has been disproportionately affected by illegal dumping and our community has been organizing and volunteering to combat this problem for years,” said City Council Member Treva Reid. said in a statement. “These improved services provide a much-needed reinforcement to these community efforts and we encourage all residents to take advantage of them.”
Alderman Noel Gallo, who led the ongoing weekend street cleaning, called on residents to share responsibility for keeping the city’s streets litter-free.
“It is always the responsibility of each of us to dispose of our belongings properly and keep our neighborhoods cleaner and safer,” Gallo said in a statement. We need to continue, so people from other cities know they can no longer come to Auckland to dump their unwanted items.”
Auckland Mayor Libby Schaaf added: