OKEECHOBEE, FL. — September 8, 2017 — Waste Management will service routes in Dixie Ranch Acres and River Acres at a normal schedule. Fort Drum area will NOT likely be serviced due to limited time to process current collections from regular routes.
Waste Management Okeechobee will NOT have any service on Saturday for city or county residents. Normal schedules will resume once curfew is lifted and roads are safe for operation.
Waste Management encourages residents in Okeechobee to remove all yard waste and waste on their curbside until Hurricane Irma has passed our area.
Okeechobee Landfill will remain open today, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at normal hours, closing at 5:00 p.m. Okeechobee Landfill will be closed Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.
“Our drivers are working at full capacity to get routes cleared as quick as possible ahead of the storm,” says Public Affairs Manager Teresa Bishop.
Residents are encouraged to visit wm.com/alerts for openings, closings and further information.