Lafayette, La – Due to the anticipated severe weather impacts associated with Hurricane Ida, Waste Management has canceled residential collection services for its valued customers in the City of Broussard and the City of Youngsville for Monday, August 30.
Residential collection services will resume as follows, weather and safe road conditions permitting:
City of Broussard - Customers will be serviced on their next regularly scheduled collection day.
City of Youngsville – All customers will experience a one-day delay in service this week.
Waste Management has also canceled commercial and roll-off services for Lafayette and surrounding areas. Customers will experience a one-day delay in service this week.
BEFORE THE STORM:
Secure garbage and recycling containers. Place empty containers in a secure location away from open spaces.
Stop all yard maintenance and tree trimming activities when there is a named storm with a predicted landfall.
Bundle and tie down all loose trash such as tree limbs, wood planks or building and roof tiles. Place these materials in a location where debris cannot become hazardous to homes and automobiles in high winds.
AFTER THE STORM:
Place normal household garbage and trash, such as food refuse, diapers and regular household waste at curbside and separated from storm debris (caused by severe weather such as high winds, hail and rain).
Storm debris, including tree limbs, carpet and carpet padding, aluminum and wood fencing, and household appliances should be placed curbside in separate piles, apart from the household garbage and trash.
All customers affected in the area are encouraged to visit https://www.wm.com/weather-alert/index.jsp for additional information about impacted service routes.