15 Dec '11, 1pm

Fact: U.S. household waste increases 25% during the holidays

Fact: U.S. household waste increases 25% during the holidays

Your local waste management provider may be working on a modified schedule during the holidays. Plan ahead to avoid more holiday-related stress. Photo: Flickr/Wesley Fryer As you’re gearing up for the holidays, keep in mind that your local waste management provider’s schedules may change. Trash and curbside recycling collections may be cancelled or rescheduled, leaving you with a few extra days between pickups. But don’t let these changes become yet another cause of holiday stress. Check out these three quick and easy ways to prep for holiday waste collection ahead of time. 1. Know the schedule Now is the perfect time to mark trash and recycling pickup changes on your calendar to avoid unwanted surprises. Check your city or municipality’s Website for holiday waste collection schedules. Having trouble finding it? A simple Web search with your town’s name and the words “holi...

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