Flood debris cleanup continues in county

This guide shows how debris should be segregated — appliances, household hazardous waste, vegetative and construction material — and placed at the curb.

Photo by Wolfsen, Cameron

This guide shows how debris should be segregated — appliances, household hazardous waste, vegetative and construction material — and placed at the curb.

The St. Louis County Department of Transportation, along with the Army Corps of Engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Missouri Department of Transportation, is cleaning up and collecting flood debris.

The county estimates that most sandbags have been removed from unincorporated areas.

Beginning the week of Monday, Jan. 11, the Corps, through a contract with DNJ Enterprises, will haul off vegetative and construction debris. Meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Agency will remove appliances and household hazardous waste.

Both agencies ask that residents segregate the debris by appliances, household hazardous waste, vegetative and construction material and place it at the curb.

The Missouri Department of Transportation is accepting household hazardous waste, flood-damaged electrical goods and major appliances that can be dropped off at its facility in Eureka, off Interstate 44 at Exit 266. That building is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including weekends.