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Waterford Residents can sign up for GFL garbage service at Township Hall Saturday

Advance Disposal dumped customers with little notice

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WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – GFL Environmental USA Inc. will be at the Waterford Township Hall Saturday so residents abandoned by their former garbage hauler can sign up for new services.

“Thousands of residents are just now discovering they no longer have waste hauling services,” said Joseph Munem, Director of Government Affairs & Public Relations for GFL-USA. “Since our phone lines have been saturated with calls from those desperately seeking service, we decided to bring our service team to the Township this Saturday.”

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GFL was given a contract by the Waterford Township Board to provide single-hauler waste services to residents, according to the company. The contract is set to begin on March 30, 2020.

Advance Disposal sent a letter to customers in Waterford Township letting them know that it was ending service, which left nearly 14,000 people scrambling for a new garbage company.

“Simply put, we typically need five to six months to order trucks and hire the team we need to deliver residents the level of service they deserve,” Munem said. “We have taken additional steps in Waterford to fill the void left by the former hauler.”

Residents will be able to sign up for GFL from 9 - 4 p.m. Saturday. Or, residents can sign up online at gflusa.com.


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