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Debris Removal Guidelines.
In efforts to expedite the debris removal process, please follow these rules.
Debris should be placed curbside (within 10 feet from the street; no pickup will occur of debris immediately in front of homes or on lawns). Debris should not block roadway.
Placing debris near or on tress, poles or other structures makes removal difficult. This includes fire hydrants and meters.
Debris separation:
Please separate debris into the six categories, shown below:
Electronics: television, computer, stereo, phone, DVD player.
Large appliances: refrigerator, washer/dryer, air conditioner, stove, water heater, dishwasher. (Do not leave doors unsealed or unsecured.)
Hazardous waste: oil, battery, pesticide, paint, cleaning supplies, compressed gas.
Vegetative debris: tree branches, leaves, logs, plants.
Construction debris: building materials, drywall, lumber, carpet, furniture, plumbing.
Household garbage: bagged garbage, discarded food, paper, packaging.

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Recovery managers provide this diagram to assist survivors in their cleanup effort. Published with permission of the Tuscaloosa News.

Photo by Tuscaloosa News - Oct 12, 2015
Last Updated: October 12, 2015