City’s curbside leaf and brush collection begins April 1

If winter has left your yard in disarray, good news.

The City will begin its leaf and brush collection  on Monday, April 1.

Midtown residents from the Missouri River south to 63rd Street and west of Blue Ridge Cutoff  will receive leaf and brush collection the week of April 1.

On their regularly designated trash pickup day, residents may place up to 20 bags or bundles of leaf and brush at the curb by 7 a.m.

Here are the collection rules:

– Sacks and bundles must not weigh more than 40 pounds each.

– Use only paper lawn debris sacks. No plastic bags.

– If you seal sacks, use masking tape only; do not use plastic or duct tape.

– No grass clippings. No trash.

– All branches must be bundled. Branches must not be more than 3 inches in diameter.

– Bundles of branches must not be more than 2 feet in diameter and not more than 4 feet long.

– Use twine or jute rope to tie bundles; do not use wire or plastic tape.

– If wet weather is forecast, cover sacks/bundles with clear plastic.

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