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Heat causes changes in Lexington waste collection

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Posted at 4:25 PM, Sep 27, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Temperatures next week are expected to be in the 90s, so Lexington's Division of Waste Management will adjust its regular waste collection window.

Commercial pickups Monday-Wednesday will begin at 3 a.m., while residential pickups on Monday and Tuesday will start at 4 a.m.

There are no residential pickups on Wednesdays.

These times will reduce employees’ risk of heat-related injuries. Waste carts should be placed on the curb the night before collection.

For more information, call LexCall at 311 or (859) 425-2255.