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November 20, 2009

Contact: Donna Corbus Environmental Inspector, 393-8663 ext. 7369 Cell) 328-4079
City of Portsmouth Division of Waste Management

Thanksgiving Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

Portsmouth, VA -- In observance of Thanksgiving Day, there will be no trash, bulk, and brush debris collection
on Thursday, November 26. The normal Thursday routes will be collected one day early on
Wednesday, November 25. All trash, bulk, and brush debris collections for Friday will be collected
on the normal schedule on Friday, November 27.

Citizens are reminded that, until further notice, the Division of Waste Management is collecting
bulk and brush debris on normal trash collection days. Residents should place all bulk and brush debris
at the curb by 7 a.m. on their trash collection day. All tree and brush debris should be placed in one pile
and all bulk debris should be placed in a separate pile.

-- The pile of tree and brush debris may include the following items, and like items, only:
tree trunks, limbs, branches, plywood, bricks, mortar, and concrete.

-- The bulk debris pile may include furniture, appliances, rugs, etc.

For more information, please call the Division of Waste Management at 393-8663. ####