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Overview

READY YOUR RAKES. RECYCLE YOUR LEAVES.

Help the City keep leaves out of the landfill. Collect, bag, and recycle your leaves.

The Fall Leaf Recycling Program is one of several services provided by the Streets Department to honor the City's on-going commitment to recycling. This recycling program helps to reduce the amount of materials that reach the waste stream and saves landfill space. Mechanical collection and bagged drop-off services are provided.

What are the dates of the program?

The 2018 Leaf Collection and Recycling Program will begin on Monday, November 5th and will end on Saturday, December 15th.  


What do residents need to know?

Bagged leaf drop-off will be offered city-wide, on Saturdays only at 23 locations from 9 AM to 3 PM (except for November 24th).


Bagged leaf drop-off collection tips:

  • Residents must place leaves in large brown biodegradable paper bags. Using these bags helps eliminates the extensive process of ripping open, dumping, and disposing of plastic bags.
  • Never mix trash or other recyclable materials with bagged leaves. This contaminates leaves and makes them unfit for recycling purposes.

Click here for more information and a detailed list of drop-off locations.


Mechanical leaf collection:

Mechanical leaf collection is provided as a supplement to bagged collections in areas identified as having heavy accumulations of leaves and will be offered on a designated weekly schedule in areas with a heavy concentration of leaves.

Tips:

Leaves should be raked, unbagged, and ready for collection by 7am the day of mechanical collection.

If possible, move your vehicle to an off-street location on your scheduled collection day.

Click here for more information and a map of areas receiving mechanical collection.