Charlotte County ends hurricane debris collection

Debris from Hurricane Ian was managed by contractor AshBritt.
Debris from Hurricane Ian was managed by contractor AshBritt.(WWSB-TV)
Published: Feb. 15, 2023 at 12:12 PM EST
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Charlotte County’s storm-debris collector AshBritt collected 4.6 million cubic yards of debris and has ended operations on Saturday, according to the county’s website.

The company picked up debris as a result of Hurricane Ian all around the county. Residents also dropped off 50,410 loads of waste.

The more than 95,000 loads picked up included more than 4 million cubic yards of vegetative debris and nearly 600,000 cubic yards of construction and demolition debris.

The county’s two mini-transfer and recycling facilities have returned to pre-storm business operation and hours as of Feb. 14.