WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — Sanitary Service Company, Inc. (SSC) announced this morning they would not be doing garbage and recycling pickup today due to unsafe road conditions. The company serves Bellingham, Ferndale, Birch Bay, Blaine and the majority of unincorporated Whatcom County.
Due to unsafe road conditions as a result of snow and ice, Sanitary Service Company (SSC) will not be operating today (1/6/22). We plan on returning to our normal operating schedule tomorrow. For customers with scheduled pick up today, their schedule will be as follows:
Garbage: Collected the following week (inc. every-other-week and monthly customers). Use plastic bags for extra garbage.
Recycling: Collected on your next regularly scheduled day. Please place extra material next to recycling bins in an open cardboard box or plastic container (basket, bucket, etc.) no larger than a curbside recycling bin.
FoodPlus!: Collected on your next regularly scheduled day. Please place extra bulky yard waste (branches, etc.) next to your FoodPlus! toter. For smaller yard debris, food scraps or compostable packaging, please bag in a thick paper bag designed for yard debris or a compostable bag. SSC announcement (January 6, 2022)
Customers can visit the SSC website for additional information.