<EM>In the Deerfield School area, the trash collectors seem to get here earlier and earlier each week. What can we do about getting them to come when they're supposed to? They're here real early and, as a result, most of the people in this neighborhood don't get their trash picked up. I called down to the sanitation department and didn't get any answer. </EM>
According to the city, residential trash collection begins at 7 a.m. Residents should have their trash set out before 7 a.m. to ensure that it gets picked up. Actual collection times for any particular neighborhood can and will vary from week to week due to weather, routing changes, number of crews available and many other reasons. When people forget to set their trash out on time they can call the Solid Waste Division at 832-3032 to arrange a special pickup.