Republic Services announces service changes.

March 26, 2020

Republic Services announces service changes.

Republic Services refuse hauler has announced that it is making some service changes during the duration of Gov. Whitmer’s executive order’s related to the COVID-19 crisis. Republic Waste has service contracts with the cities of Ludington and Scottville and Pere Marquette Charter Township.

Service changes for curbside pickup include:

  • Drivers will not be authorized to leave their vehicle to pick up waste outside the cart. Republic will accept cart contents only.
  • For customers who do not have carted service, Republic will accept waste placed in bags only. Bags cannot exceed 50 pounds.
  • Bulk waste programs will be suspended.
  • Alternative disposal methods may need to be used if there are disruptions to recycling processing capabilities or if recycling contamination increases. Keep waste out of recycling containers.


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