Oct 06, 2021 9:25 PM

Full implementation of waste cart setout guidelines has Oct. 18 start

Posted Oct 06, 2021 9:25 PM

The City of Salina has issued a notification to its sanitation customers that full implementation of cart setout guidelines will begin Oct. 18.

From the City of Salina:

With the intention of smoothing the transition by helping customers learn and adapt to the new guidelines, a “soft rollout” began July 19, 2021. Since then, customers’ waste has been collected regardless of guideline compliance; however, when out of compliance, customers have been left an education flyer with a checked box noting which guideline was not met. The soft rollout was extended to October 18 to allow time for the City’s additional cart order to arrive after manufacturing delays postponed delivery nearly seven weeks. Since, during that time, the City was unable to provide customers with their requested number of carts to effectively follow the new guidelines, the sanitation work group did not fully implement them. With customers having now received their additional waste carts, the City will begin full guideline implementation. For example, items left outside the waste cart(s) will not be collected. Only refuse within fully-closed waste carts will be collected.

Additional waste carts are available for a $2.00 monthly fee each. To request yours, please call (785) 833-8198 or (785) 309-5750, or email [email protected].

For more information please visit http://www.salina-ks.gov/sanitation or with further questions, contact the City of Salina General Services office at (785) 309-5750.