WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — The D.C. Department of Public Works is collecting spoiled food from residents who lost power during superstorm Sandy.
Officials have set up four collection sites around the city that are open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.
The city made the decision to create the sites because normal trash removal was disrupted by the storm on Monday and Tuesday.
Fort Stevens Recreation Center
1327 Van Buren Street, NW
Wilson High School
3950 Chesapeake Street, NW
Trinidad Recreation Center
1310 Childress Street, NE
Kelly Miller Middle School
4900 Brooks Street, NE
In addition, the city says it will continue to remove storm debris through Friday. Leaf collection begins Nov. 5.