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Special city curbside yard waste collection is May 20

 


The first of the City of Pittsburgh’s special biannual curbside yard waste collection is coming up on Saturday, May 20. Resident participation in this program helps the environment by diverting valuable resources from the landfill.

Yard waste includes: leaves, branches (four-inch diameter or less), brush, grass.

Place at the curb in the normal recycling/refuse pick up spot before 6 a.m. the morning of May 20 in paper bags weighing less than 35 pounds, bundled with fiber twine or natural rope in branch lengths of five feet or less.

Yard Waste should not contain any of the following prohibited materials: Plastic bags, metal or wire, rocks, blocks, bricks, soil, dirt, gravel, glass, metal or plastic.

Yard Waste found not meeting collection guidelines will be left at the curb.

For more information, call the Bureau of Environmental Services at 412-25-2773/412-255-2631.

 

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