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Posted on: October 19, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Fall Yard Waste Collection Schedule

Yard Waste


Residential Curbside Yard Waste Collection

Fall yard waste will be collected on the following weeks, on your scheduled recycling day. 


A Week streets will be collected on their recycling day on the following weeks:

October 22-26
November 5-9
November 19-24 
(one day delay for the Thursday and Friday collection due to the holiday)
December 3-7


B Week streets will be collected on their recycling day on the following weeks:

October 15-19
October 29 – November 2
November 12-16
November 26-30


·        Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, weeds, shrub trimmings and brush or limbs under 3” in diameter

·        Yard waste may be placed in a 30 gallon 2-ply kraft paper bag

·        Yard Waste may be placed in trash containers, no larger than 32 gallons, with handles.  Containers must be labeled as yard Waste to be collected – stickers are available at the DPW

·        Bags and barrels may not exceed 40lbs in weight for collection.   Bags or barrels in excess of 40lbs or too heavy to be lifted by one person will be left behind
·        Limbs under 3” in diameter must be tied in bundles, no greater than 3’ in length, weighing no more than 40lbs 

·        Biodegradable plastic bags are NOT acceptable


Reminder
Please do not rake or blow leaves (or other yard materials) into the public street or into storm drains.  In the fall, dead leaves typically collect in roads, and in moderate rainfall events can be washed into/on top of storm drains.  These leaves then block or reduce the conveyance of water into the drains and increase local flood risk.  Please be a good neighbor and help us keep catch basins clear of leaves to prevent street flooding.


 

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