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Carencro residents receiving new waste collection bins

Posted at 2:29 PM, Nov 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-12 15:29:55-05

The City of Carencro says that the new waste service will be distributing new trash collection bins and recycle carts starting this week.

The city is preparing for Pelican Waste & Debris to take over services as the new a new garbage contractor.

Carencro residents will see a $6.89 reduction in the trash collection bill starting December 1st, the city says in a release.

The new carts will begin delivering Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Carencro officials say they have worked closely with the management of Pelican Waste & Debris to ensure a smooth transition.

The schedule is as follows:

  • November 15, Pelican Waste begins delivering trash and recycling carts.
  • The new carts are NOT to be used with the current provider.
  • Wednesday Nov. 21 – Republic recycling carts will be serviced and picked up.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 28 & Thursday, Nov. 29 – Republic trash carts will be serviced and picked up.
  • To avoid confusion, do NOT put personally owned trash carts at the road.
  • Monday, Dec. 3 – Pelican begins to service trash & recycling according to the service map.