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Spring yard waste curbside collection takes place in the city this Saturday


The Department of Public Works Bureau of Environmental Services will be collecting yard debris from all residents in a special curbside collection on Saturday, May 14.

Leaves, branches four inches in diameter or less, brush and grass yard waste will be accepted during collection.

Bagged debris should be in paper bags weighing less than 35 pounds. Bundled debris should be bound with fiber twine or natural rope. Branch lengths should not exceed five feet.

Residents should place yard debris at curbside locations and recycling/refuse pick up spots before 6 a.m. on May 14.

Crews will not collect plastic bags, metal, wire, rocks, blocks, bricks, soil, dirt, gravel, glass or plastic. Yard waste found not meeting collection guidelines will be left at the curb.

For more information, visit the Bureau of Environmental Services website:

Questions should be directed to the Bureau of Environmental Services: 412-255-2773 or 412-255-2631


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