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RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE COLLECTION - DELAYED START FOR ROUTE 2

For immediate release: February 1, 2015 - 5:10pm
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Due to the extreme cold weather conditions this morning, garbage trucks were not able to begin collection as scheduled for Route 2 (Arbor Creek, Forest Grove, Parkridge and Silverspring).  The temperature has increased slightly and collection on this route will be begin at 11:00 a.m. and extend into the evening until complete.  Residents on Garbage Collection Route 2 are asked to leave their black carts out until collection occurs.

Extremely cold temperatures affect the garbage trucks’ hydraulic and mechanical components, resulting in costly damage and breakdown to the trucks.

Recycling is being collected as scheduled today.  The City of Saskatoon thanks residents for their patience during this cold period.

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