Waste Management, Inc. (WMI) has notified the City of Kirkland that the Teamsters’ Local 174, whose membership includes garbage truck drivers for WMI and Allied Waste Services, initiated a strike today. The length of the strike is unknown at this time. The City contracts with WMI for residential, multi-family and commercial garbage, recycling and organics collection services. City solid waste customers are encouraged to stay informed on the progress of the strike by visiting WMI website at www.wmnorthwest.com/servicedelays. Questions or concerns should be directed to WMI at (800) 592-9995 or email@example.com.
For information about the City’s contract with WMI, contact John MacGillivray, Solid Waste Coordinator, Kirkland Public Works at 425-587-3804.