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Posted on: October 27, 2017

La Marque Hurricane Debris Removal Complete, Bulk Trash Service Resumes

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LA MARQUE, TEXAS (October 27, 2017) – With the third and final Hurricane Harvey debris removal collection complete, Waste Management bulk trash service is scheduled to resume for the citizens of La Marque on Monday, October 30, 2017.


Bulk collection will be at the curb, once-a-week, with a limit of five cubic yards. Please review the trifold brochure that was attached to your new cart or visit trash.cityoflamarque.org for the bulk and brush collection map. An interactive map that will show collection days by address is available online, as well.


Additional collection of bulk waste exceeding five cubic yards can be scheduled 24 hours prior to bulk collection day for a fee. To schedule collection of additional bulk waste, please call Waste Management 800-800-5804.


Bulk Waste

Carpeting, cut into four-foot bundles

Household furniture

Appliances with CFCs removed


NOT Bulk Waste

Appliances containing CFCs

Batteries

Concrete, brick, asphalt, and roofing

Construction debris from a contractor

Gasoline

Items heavier than 200 pounds

Paint

Motor oil and filters

Tires

Vehicles and parts


Brush

For the safety and protection of Waste Management employees and equipment, branches and tree trimmings should be no greater than five inches in diameter, and should be cut, tied, and bundled in five-foot lengths.


Waste Management’s At Your Door Special Collection provides residents with front-porch service to collect the difficult, sometimes hazardous, and hard-to-recycle items that almost every household accumulates. Waste Management will collect the pesticides, household chemicals, sharps, electronic waste, batteries, fluorescent lamps, automotive waste products (including oil), paints, thinners, and dozens of other items that don’t belong with your recyclables or regular curbside waste pickup. To schedule a pickup or for information, please contact Waste Management at 800-449-7587, e-mail atyourdoor@wm.com, or visit www.wmatyourdoor.com.


Additional resources about bulk pickup, recycling and regular trash pickup are available at trash.cityoflamarque.org, or by calling Waste Management at 800-800-5804. Your needs or questions will determine whether you need to speak with City of La Marque Utility Billing or Waste Management Customer Service.

Waste Management: 800-800-5804
Missed pickup
Schedule additional bulk pickup
Complaint on service

City of La Marque: 409-938-9209
New service
Additional containers
Change in service
Did not receive new containers

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About Waste Management: Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. Our customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more visit www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com.

 

About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is strategically situated in Galveston County approximately 15 miles from the southern city limit of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque is the second-fastest-growing city in the county with an estimated population of 16,000 and an area of 14.25 square miles. Citizens enjoy coastal living, abundant housing options and the security of a hurricane protection levee system. The city provides a wide range of programs including Bayou Fest, an annual concert series and BBQ Cook Off; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cook off that earned Guinness Book of World Records ranking in 2017. City of La Marque boasts easy access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment options. For business, La Marque offers developmental incentives, an abundance of commercial property and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf. Discover the possibilities at www.cityoflamarque.org.­­­­

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