Debris related to the flood, including mud, branches, furniture, personal items, etc. should be separated and deposited away from trees, poles and structures that make pickup difficult, within 10 feet of the road but NOT in the roadway.
Items should be separated into 6 types – electronics, large appliances, hazardous waste, vegetation debris, household waste, and construction debris. See below for details.
For information about how to protect yourself when cleaning up after a flood, find the CDC guidelines here.
Ensuring that you are safe is the most important part of cleanup. If you have contaminated water, fuels, oils, or other hazardous material, please call 1-800-641-5005 or 802-828-1138 before continuing.
For guideance on how to reenter your flooded home, check out this information from the CDC.