Special yard waste collection week scheduled in Cincinnati

A special yard waste collection week for City residents has been scheduled for May 9 – 13, 2011. This one-time collection is designed to assist citizens by providing a convenient method to dispose of accumulated yard waste.

During this week, citizens are encouraged to properly prepare and set out yard waste they may have on their regular garbage collection day.

This special yard waste collection week does not include special items such as tires, appliances, and sofa beds. To schedule a special pickup of any of these items, please call 513-591-6000.

Citizens can help spread the word about this one-time special collection. More details to follow regarding the long-term Yard Waste program.

When preparing yard waste:

  • Brush and branches should be put into bundles no larger than 4'x2'.
  • Individual tree limbs should be no larger than 6" in diameter.
  • Leaves and lawn clipping should be an appropriate container such as a bag or can.
  • When possible, consider composting or yard waste drop-off sites as an earth friendly alternative to disposing of yard waste with their regular garbage.

Please visit http://5916000.com, or call 591-6000 for more information.

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