Tuscaloosa suspends recycling during COVID-19 crisis

Tuscaloosa suspends recycling during COVID-19 crisis
Tuscaloosa is halting its curbside recycling program during the COVID-19 crisis. (Getty Images)

The city of Tuscaloosa announced Monday it will temporarily halt curbside recycling because of the coronavirus pandemic.

“To reduce potential COVID-19 exposure for sanitation workers, the city will suspend curbside recycling after Thursday, April 2. Recycling drop-off sites and the recycling center will also close at the end of the day on Friday, April 3,” the city posted on its website.

There are 15 recycling drop-off locations across the city.

Weekly residential trash collection is not affected, the city said.

To see the latest COVID-19 updates for the City of Tuscaloosa, visit https://www.tuscaloosa.com/covid19.

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