FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 10, 2006
Fall leaf and brush collection begins Oct. 30
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department's fall leaf and brush curbside collection begins Oct. 30, with collection scheduled according to trash day.
Residents are asked to place paper sacks and small bundles of brush at the curb by 7 a.m. on the Monday of their collection week. If your trash day is:
Monday, put your leaves and brush out by 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30
Tuesday, put your leaves and brush out by 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6
Wednesday, put your leaves and brush out by 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6
Thursday, put your leaves and brush out by 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13
Friday, put your leaves and brush out by 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20.
These are the collection rules:
Paper lawn sacks only, no plastic bags
Only masking tape may be used to seal paper lawn sacks
Brush must be bundled not exceeding 4 feet in length and 2 feet in diameter
Use twine for bundles, no wire
Sacks and bundles must weigh less than 40 pounds each
No more than 20 sacks/bundles per residence
No grass clippings, no trash
If wet weather is forecast, cover sacks/bundles with clear plastic.
Residents may use the City's two leaf and brush drop-off sites, which are open every Saturday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. through Jan. 15, 2007. The sites are at 4707 Deramus Ave., and south of Interstate 470 on Raytown Road.
For more information about the leaf and brush collection program, residents may call the 3-1-1 Action Center (City Manager's Office), (816) 513-1313 or 311.