Separate Yard Waste Collection Ends Week of December 13


Separate Yard Waste Collection Ends Week of December 13-17

The last week for separate collection of yard waste is December 13-17. Separate yard waste collection will resume April 1, 2011. Yard waste in plastic bags is not accepted during yard waste season April-December.

Recycle leaves, grass and small twigs and branches (no more than 1 inch in diameter or 3 feet in length). Place in paper yard waste bags, not stapled or taped, OR barrels with City "Yard Waste ONLY" stickers, facing the street. Bundle thick tree limbs 3ft x 3ft. Place at the curb by 7am on your collection day or after 6pm the night before.

For more information on the City's Yard Waste program, please click here.

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