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What to do with your garbage during the winter storm

Posted at 10:47 AM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 13:15:59-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A winter storm will hit Western New York Tuesday through Thursday of this week, forcing municipalities to adjust the schedules for sanitation services.

The City of Buffalo is canceling residential sanitation services Wednesday and Thursday. That means no garbage or recycling pickup for those two days.

The Town of Tonawanda is asking neighbors to only place garbage out for collection if it is absolutely necessary. Otherwise, the town asks to hold off until next week.

Residents in West seneca are asked to hang on to their garbage until next week. Pickup for Wednesday and Thursday has been canceled.

Residents in Niagara Falls impacted by the cancellation of Wednesday's sanitation pickup will have their garbage picked up on Saturday. Thursaday and Friday pickup remains on schedule.

In Lackawanna, garbage collection for Wednesday has been postponed and will instead be collected next week.

Cheektowaga postponed sanitation and recycling pickup on Wednesday and Thursday, those residents can expect their trash and recycling to be picked up Wednesday February 6th and Thursday February 7th.

All Modern Disposal Services pickups scheduled for Wednesday will now be on Saturday February 2nd, this includes the Town of Amherst, Village of Williamsville, Town of Hamburg, Town of Angola, Town of Depew, City of Lockport, Town of Wheatfield, Town of Wilson, Town of Newfane and Orleans County.

The Modern Disposal pickup for City of Niagara Falls has been postponed until Wednesday February 6th and Thursday February 7th.

Modern Disposal Services pickups for Thursday will be completed as scheduled.

Waste Management's Buffalo hauling will be closed Wednesday, those normally serviced Wednesday can expect to be serviced Saturday. This impacts Town of Aurora, Village of East Aurora, Boston, Town of Colden, Eden, Lancaster, Lockport, Town of Orchard Park, Wyoming County, Town of Wales.