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Solid waste collection in Omaha affected by weather

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 17:11:19-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - After major snowfall on Monday, the city of Omaha is asking residents to be patient and allow FCC Environmental Services additional time to provide waste collection.

On Wednesday, FCC will collect routes that were scheduled on Tuesday. Monday’s routes will be finished at some point later in the week.

City officials said residents can assist with solid waste collection in the following ways:

  • Place your material out and leave it out. Allow two or more days for your street to be collected before calling in to the Solid Waste Helpline (402-444-5328) to report a missed collection (except as noted above for Monday’s collection area).
  • Keep carts as accessible as possible. Residents should set out in your cleared driveway, or a cleared area at your curb. Do not set carts on top of or behind drifts. Dig out and around your carts if they get buried in a snowbank. Carts that are inaccessible or difficult to access may not be picked up this week.
  • Residents whose carts are normally collected in an alley and who are able may place the cart at the curb for collection. Some alleys may not be accessible for collection this week.

The city said FCC will be working on Saturday and most likely Sunday in order to complete as many collections as possible this week.

Updates on waste collection schedules can be found at

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