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Fall yard waste curbside collection Nov. 14 in city


The second of the City of Pittsburgh’s special biannual curbside yard waste collection is coming up on Saturday, Nov. 14.

Participation in this program helps the environment by diverting valuable resources from the landfill.

Yard waste includes: leaves, branches (4 inch diameter or less), brush and grass.

Place at the curb in the the normal recycling/ refuse pick up spot before 6 a.m. the morning of November 14: in paper bags weighing less than 35 pounds and bundled with fiber twine or natural rope in branch lengths of 5 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 questions about the collection, call the Bureau of Environmental Services at 412-255-2773 or 412-255-2631.


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