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Yard Waste 2009

Posted by ppna on March 20, 2009

Curbside yard waste pick-up will begin the week of April 6, 2009 on your regularly scheduled trash day. Yard waste consists of grass clippings, leaves, weeds, small twigs, and branches less tahn 2-3 inches in diameter and cut infour feet lengths.

To avoid problems having your yard waste picked-up please follow the following guidelines:

Use tall paper compost/yard waste bags. Yard waste will not be picked up in plastic bags. Trash containers 32 gallons or smaller may also be used. Trash cans need to be labeled as yard waste. Yard waste stickers for labeling are avaliable at City Hall and the DPS.

Containers/bags can’t weigh more than 50lbs

Yard waste mixed with trash will not be picked up

Branches and small tree limbs no larger than 2-3 inches in diameter must be tied in bundles not exceeding 4 feet in lenght and 50lbs in weight. Place next to yard waste. You may also place them in bags or marked trash ca

Place yard waste at least 6 feet from rubbish


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