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Public Works - Lummi Island Ferry and Roadways

Posted on: April 13, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Sanitary Service Company 'Service Notice' For Ferry Dry Dock

Sanitary Service Company (SSC) has issued the following notice for garbage and recycling pick up during the dry dock outage of the Whatcom Chief.


During the suspension of regular ferry service for the 2023 drydock, the following is in effect for garbage and recycling collection on Lummi Island:

  • Garbage service will occur May 1st and May 8th for customers scheduled on those days.  No pick-up on May 15th.  
    • If ferry service resumes May 21st, garbage service will resume Monday, May 22nd. 
    • If the ferry is delayed, there will be no garbage pick-up May 22nd, and you may place the equivalent missed garbage out next to your Toter on your next scheduled day – i.e., 60-gal service = two 30-gal bags, 90-gal = three 30-gal bags.
  • No recycling pick-up Monday, May 1st, or May 15th. 
    • If the ferry resumes as expected, place extra recycling out Monday, May 29th in open cardboard boxes or plastic tubs no larger than your SSC curbside bins. NO plastic bags of recyclables will be collected.

NO drop-off of ANY material at Lummi Island Fire Hall.

View a printable copy of this service notice here.

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