The Department of Public Works reminds residents:
1. We will follow the normal trash/recycling collections schedule on Friday, December 31. If Friday is your collection day, please have your materials out by 6 am Friday and return your containers to your property by 8 pm Friday.
2. DPW will collect holiday trees (please remove ornaments, lights, tinsel, etc.) between Monday, January 3, and Saturday, January 15. Place your trees in the treebox space in front of your home, or adjacent to the curb (but not in the street). Please put your tree out for collection between Sunday, January 2, and Sunday, January 9. After January 15, you may put your tree where you put your trash and recycling and we will collect it from there, depending on the truck’s capacity.
3. DPW will suspend enforcement of parking meters, residential parking and rush hour lane restrictions on Friday and Saturday, December 31 and January 1. Also, DPW will not tow abandoned vehicles.
4. Saturday, January 8, is the next Household Hazardous Waste/E-cycling/Document Shredding day. Please bring these materials to the Ft. Totten Transfer Station, 4900 John F. McCormack Road, NE, between 8 am and 3 pm. The February drop-off day is February 5.
Directions to Ft. Totten: Travel east on Irving Street, NW, turn left on Michigan Avenue, turn left on John F. McCormack Road, NE and continue to the end of the street.