City of Tenaha Advises Residents of Changes to Trash Service

June 8, 2022 - The City of Tenaha has awarded Piney Woods Sanitation the contract for waste pickup service. Piney Woods will deliver each resident a 95-gallon trash cart before July 1, 2022, the commercial containers will be delivered the week of June 20, 2022.

Starting the week of June 6, 2022, each commercial customer will be contacted by Piney Woods to set up the Name, Address, Phone number and service information about the rate and pickup day.

Pick-up day for both residential and commercial will begin on Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

The residential service will be a one time per week for regular garbage pickup. Two bulky items may be picked up on the regular service day. These items would include such things as extra bags, boxes, or small items less than 50 pounds. Tree cuttings must be either bagged or bundled, tied and no longer than 4 feet. Items not able to be put out would include tires, batteries, or appliances with freon, must have the federally mandated sticker showing the freon has been removed. Also on the no pickup list is any cans containing liquids, such as oil, fuels, or antifreeze, any hazardous material cannot be picked up.

If you have large items such as couches, dressers, old rolls of carpet, etc., contact the office for pickup. There is a small service charge for larger items over 50 pounds.

If you are disabled and are unable to roll your trash cart out for curbside service, please contact the Tenaha City Hall for details.

If you have any additional questions, please call the Tenaha City Hall at 936-248-3841.