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Bagged Leaves and Grass Clippings
When dealing with fallen leaves or grass clippings, please do not rake them into storm drains or ditches. They clog up the flow of stormwater and can lead to flooding. They also wreak havoc on local waterways as they decompose. Ideally, just mulch the leaves/grass clippings right into the lawn using your mower. This contributes water and nutrients to the lawn and can minimize your need for fertilizer.
If you have too many leaves or grass clippings to mulch and need to get rid of them, place them in clear plastic bags or compostable paper bags, pile them by the curb and Public Works will pick them up on your scheduled garbage day. There's no need to call for a bulk pickup for this collection.
Each residence is limited to 30 bags of leaves/grass clippings each week. The number goes up to 50 bags in the months of November and December.