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Service Alert 2021: Presidents' Day Holiday Collection Schedule



All Sanitary Service Company (SSC) routes will be on regular schedule for Presidents' Day holiday, Monday, February 15, 2021. Customers whose regular collection day is Monday should set out containers the night before their pick-up. Collection times on holidays can be earlier than normal due to lighter traffic on area roads.

To help prevent litter, customers are reminded to bag and seal all trash before placing in containers and to place each recycling bin on the ground during windy weather.

Due to COVID-19, SSC’s main office on Bellwether Way is closed to visitors until further notice. Customer service phone and email support will be closed Monday, February 15, 2021 and will resume Tuesday, February 16, 2021 with regular hours 8AM-5PM. Closed 12-1PM for lunch. For emergencies, please call our 24-hour answering service at (360) 734-2051.

The Bellingham Drop Box Facility and Recycling Center (F St & Roeder Ave) will be closed Monday, February 15, 2021 and will reopen Tuesday, February 16, 2021 with regular hours 8AM-5PM. Closed 12-1PM for lunch. Customers are asked to wear a mask, use social distancing (6 feet), and wait outside the door for help.

For more information about holiday service visit For the latest news, visit the SSC Facebook page at To request a collection calendar or for other questions, email or call (360) 734-3490.


About Sanitary Service Company (SSC)

Established in 1929, SSC is Whatcom County's largest recycling and garbage collection service provider, serving 50,000 + customers from Bellingham to Blaine and beyond. SSC was named the 2015 Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business for National Philanthropy Day and honored as the 2012 Green Business of the Year by the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber. In addition to being a member of the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SSC is a sustaining member of Sustainable Connections, Toward Zero Waste Founding Pioneer, 100% Green Power Leader, 5-Star EnviroStar, BizCycle Silver bicycle-friendly business, League of American Bicyclists Gold Bicycle Friendly Business and Whatcom Smart Trips employer. For more info visit Connect with us: Facebook/sscinc.



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