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Some Houston neighborhoods, apartment complexes have mountains of garbage

HOUSTON – The metropolis of Houston is working additional time to catch-up on the heaps of garbage, recycling and heavy trash sitting on curbs, because the winter storm that swept via this week halted service.

“I have been talking directly to solid waste. We’re getting ready to deal with that debris that we know is being placed out on people’s streets,” Mayor Sylvester Turner mentioned Friday.

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Residents within the Ridgemont neighborhood, which is exterior of Beltway 8 close to Fuqua Street, reported issues with garbage assortment on Friday. The neighborhood is crammed with overflowing garbage and recycling bins, and lots of heavy trash particles from broken houses lining the curbs.

“My trash is right there been right there. I don’t know when they’re going to pick it up,” mentioned Ke’Neshe’ Antoine, a mom of three who simply spent most of the week with out energy and water.


Apartment complexes face the problem too, however the answer rests with the personal corporations that service the dumpsters.

There have been additionally many apartment complexes on this high-density space of southwest Houston with overflowing dumpsters and trash strewn throughout parking heaps.

The mayor mentioned Friday that town is working exhausting to catch-up, however this weekend might introduce a brand new wave of particles as householders tear out broken sheetrock.

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