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                                      TOWN OF HALIFAX, VIRGINIA

Sanitation & Recycling Department

70 South Main Street, Post Office Box 627

Halifax, Virginia 24558

(434) 476-2343

 

IMPORTANT PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Change of Pick-up Schedule for Town of Halifax Solid Waste & Recycling Customers

EFFECTIVE WEEK OF CHRISTMAS & WEEK OF NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY

December 12, 2016

To All Town of Halifax Customers:

Halifax Town Hall will be closed on Friday December 23rd, and all day Monday December 26th in observance of the Christmas Holiday and again on Monday January 2nd for New Year’s. During the modified holiday schedule, town residents may take their properly prepared recyclable materials (see guidelines for curbside pick-up below), to the large bins provided at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail lower parking lot which now accepts co-mingled newspaper (including mixed paper), plastic (#1 & #2), cardboard, cans (aluminum & metal) and mixed consumer glass (clear, green & brown). When recycling glass at the Convenience Center site, PLEASE PLACE THE GLASS AND OTHER ACCEPTED RECYCLEABLES DIRECTLY INTO THE BIN WITH NO BAGS-this will keep the materials free of contaminants so that sorting will not be necessary.

1)   Monday December 26/January 2 – The Town of Halifax will be closed for the holiday.

2)   Tuesday December 27/January 3 – Residents normally served on this day will have solid waste picked up. This    area includes properties along US Hwy 501 south from the RR Tracks to the corporate limits, Spencer Lane, Golf Course Road, Brook Run, Cowford Road, Meadow Drive, Banister Road, Gatha’s Trail and Ballou Trail.

3)   Wednesday December 28/January 4 – Residents normally served on Monday will have solid waste picked up. This area includes Mountain Road, Canterbury Drive, Woodview Road, Mimosa Drive, Oak Lane, Pine Road, Ash Street, Cedar Lane, Poplar Lane, Crawford Road, Academy Street, Ballpark Loop (within corporate limits), Craddock Street, Houston Street and Main Street (from Mountain Road south to the RR Tracks).

4)   Thursday December 29/January 5 – Residents normally served on this day will have solid waste picked up. This area includes Maple Avenue, Buena Vista Drive, Park Lane, Lakeside Drive, Harding Street, Snead Lane, Cary Street, Elam Street, Hedderly Street, Jackson Street, Back Street, Main Street (from Mountain Road north on US Hwy 501 and east on VA Hwy 360 to the corporate limits).

5)   Friday December 30/January 6 – Curbside recycling will occur.

Guidelines for Preparing Curbside Recyclables

Metals -- Aluminum Cans (rinsed if possible)            Plastics -- Milk, soda, water bottles, detergent    

Metal Cans (rinsed - labels may be left on)                jugs (look for #1 & #2 on bottom) rinse, remove caps            

Newspaper -- Clean and dry                                                 Cardboard -- Flatten boxes, no waxed cardboard, (anything in the newspaper when you                             remove plastic bags, styrofoam or packing “peanuts”

receive it can be recycled)

Mixed Paper -- Junk mail, cereal boxes,                  Glass -- clear, green & brown; EMPTIED, RINSED, LIDS magazines, phone books, etc.                                       REMOVED, NO BROKEN GLASS-in plastic bag on top

 

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