For SWA Employees

[UPDATE 05-19-2020 @ 4P] 
All SWA facilities are opened, but employees may still be working remotely due to the COVID-19 response.

Here are the ways you can stay informed of openings and closures: 
  • Give your cell phone number to Human Resources to receive text alerts.
  • Call the SWA main number, 561-640-4000, and listen for the Employee prompt (if activated)
  • Call your supervisor
  • Watch your email

Also keep up-to-date on Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County information:


Additional resources:

Once a Storm Is Named



PBC LogoPalm Beach County's Division of Emergency Management's Emergency Operations Center is at Level IV - Normal Operations. Learn how to prepare your family by visiting www.ReadyPBC.org.

Get the PBC Dart app for:
Do not cut down trees or do major yard work once Palm Beach County is in the cone of uncertainty. There is not enough equipment or manpower to handle additional material before the storm makes landfall.

Watch a short video from SWA for safety tips»

Learn more about what do during and after a storm»
 
PBC LogoLearn more from the National Hurricane Center»

Before a Storm Occurs



From PBC Emergency ManagementKnow your zone! 
  1. Make a plan (with your family, and include your pets) 
  2. Build a kit (for your household) 
  3. Get involved (volunteer) 
  4. Be informed (connect)
Find out what should be on your emergency supply shopping list (PDF)» 
 
All major cutting of vegetation (i.e., tree removal) should be completed long before June 1, the beginning of hurricane season. Do all major cutting/tree removal from December 1 through April 30. 
 
 
Get a Plan LogoLearn more from the Florida State Emergency Management»
Hurricane FAQs
View frequently asked questions about hurricane preparedness and debris pickup.