Contractors hired by the city of Richardson will begin storm-related debris collection Oct. 25, according to a press release.

Homeowners and volunteers should place debris in the public right-of-way and not in alleys. Debris from the storm must be separated from household garbage and recycling, the release stated.

An infographic from the city displays where homeowners should leave specific types of debris and garbage.

Richardson debris collection

  1. Household garbage: This includes bagged trash, discarded food, packaging and papers. All garbage should be placed in the alley or at a resident's normal collection point.

  2. Vegetative debris: This includes tree branches, leaves, logs.

  3. Appliances/Electronics: This includes refrigerators, dryers, washers, freezers, AC units, stoves, water heaters, dishwashers, TVs, computers, radios, stereos, gaming systems and telephones.

  4. Construction debris: This includes building materials, drywall, lumber, carpet, furniture, mattresses and plumbing materials.

Monday trash collection in the tornado-damaged area east of US 75 and south of Centennial Boulevard will resume Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7 a.m., according to the release. Any residential trash not picked up Oct. 26 will be picked up Oct. 28, the release added.

Recycling collection will begin on the next normal collection day, according to the release.