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April 1, 2013

Yard waste collection program begins

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DANVILLE —

  • Spring cleanup (weekly pickup, Toters and yard waste bags). Began April 1 and lasts until April 26.
  • Toter collection (bi-weekly pickup, Toters only) — April 29 to Sept. 27.
  • Fall cleanup (weekly pickup, Toters and yard waste bags) — Sept. 30 to Dec. 13.

During the spring cleanup period, yard waste will be collected weekly and on the same day as regular household service.

Toters should be placed at the curb or street edge no later than 6 a.m. on collection day and no earlier than 4 p.m. the night prior to collection.

Yard waste should not be placed along or in any alley.

From April 1 to April 26, all yard waste collected within the city must be placed in either a Toter with a 2013 yard waste sticker attached or an approved two-ply paper yard waste bag. Two-ply paper yard waste bags are available at various retail stores, pricing set by stores.

No tape or adhesive is permitted on yard waste bags and yard waste contained in plastic bags or cardboard boxes will not be collected.

Brush should be placed no closer than 2 feet from the Toter, bundled, tied with cotton twine or string, and no larger than 3 inches in diameter or more than 4 feet long.

The $30 yard waste stickers and $65 Toters are both sold at the Robert E. Jones Municipal Building, 17 W. Main St. Yard waste zone maps and rules are available at the City of Danville’s website: www.cityofdanville.org.

Questions regarding the program may be directed to 431-2288.

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