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Waste Management Wants Fewer Customer Visits

The shelter-in-place mandate also means a number of Nevada County residents have more time on their hands for such things as yard work and construction projects. And that’s resulted in a bit of an uptick of traffic at the Waste Management Transfer Station on McCourtney Road. The county’s Solid Waste Program Manager, David Garcia, is discouraging that. He says staffing has been minimized to handle only perishable waste and dropping off any other kinds of materials might increase their coronavirus riskā€¦

click to listen to David Garcia

Garcia says a number of inquiries have been received about whether it’s currently appropriate to get rid of, or recycle, building materialsā€¦

click to listen to David Garcia

Waste Management officials don’t want customers already receiving curbside service to come to the Transfer Station. They want to limit traffic to mostly self-haulers.

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