Weather Alert Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Waste Management is committed to ensuring the safety of both our customers and our employees while providing superior service. North Carolina is experiencing service delays due to the winter storm.

We will make every attempt to service customers that are impacted by this event.  If your service is not collected this week due to unsafe conditions, we will return on your next scheduled service day. Please check back often as we will continue to make updates as they become available.

 

 

  • Asheville Hauling – service is scheduled to resume on Wed, Dec 12.
  • Winston Salem Hauling – Commercial service will resume on Tues, Dec 11 after 10am.Residential service is scheduled to resume on Wed, Dec 12. Forsyth County will resume on Thu, Dec 13 starting with Wed customers.  Thu we will collect Wed customers, Fri we will collect Fri customers and Sat we will collect Fri customers.  Mon and Tue customers will resume service next week.  We will collect additional trash bags.
  • Stoneville Hauling - Commercial service will resume on Tues, Dec 11 after 10am. Residential service is scheduled to resume on Wed, Dec 12. Town of Stoneville and Town of Madison will resume on Wed.  Rockingham County will resume on Thu, Dec 13 starting with Wed customers.  Thu we will collect Wed customers, Fri we will collect Fri customers and Sat we will collect Fri customers.  Mon and Tue trash customers and 'even' recycling customers will resume service next week.  We will collect additional trash bags and recycling. 'Odd' recycling customers will resume service the week of Dec 24th.  Mon = Dec 24 and Tue = Dec 26. 
  • Charlotte Hauling – Routes are scheduled to resume on Tues, Dec 11 after 9am. We will operate on a 1-day delay. Mon routes will be collected on Tues, Tues routes will be collected on Wed, etc.
  • Granite Quarry Hauling – Routes are scheduled to resume on Tues, Dec 11 after 9am. We will operate on a 1-day delay. Mon routes will be collected on Tues, Tues routes will be collected on Wed, etc.
  • Raleigh Hauling – Routes are scheduled to resume on Tues, Dec 11 starting with Tues routes. Tues – Fri routes will be collected on schedule. Mon routes will be collected throughout the week
  • Sanford Hauling – Routes are scheduled to resume on Tues, Dec 11 after 7am. We will operate on a 1-day delay. Mon routes will be collected on Tues, Tues routes will be collected on Wed, etc. Pine Wild will be collected as scheduled.
  • Siler City Transfer Station - we will monitor road conditions and will open as conditions improve.

 

The following weather-related conditions may affect your collection:

  • Unable to access container when it’s plowed in or covered with snow/ice
  • Container not visible by driver if placed behind a snow mound or inaccessible to the driver to reach safely
  • Steep hill or winding road that may be difficult to navigate during snow or ice conditions
  • No place to turn around due to areas not being plowed
  • Road closures
  • Wind chill factor which impacts the safety of our drivers and proper vehicle operation
  • Reduced visibility such as blizzard conditions, sleet, fog and hail
  • Cannot open gates or access container due to snow
  • Snow/Ice too deep to push container to truck