Thursday, April 7, 2011

City To Begin Spring Pick-Up Program


CITY TO BEGIN SPRING PICK-UP PROGRAM IN APRIL


The city runs a collection program twice a year providing free-of-chargeyard debris pick-up. This program is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 18th, and will run for 6 weeks through Friday, May 27th.





Yard Debris or “green waste” includes leaves, weeds, flowers, and non woody roots and shrubs. ONLY yard debris bagged in PAPER LEAF BAGS with NO TAPE can be left at curbside in front of residences for the city’s Highway Department to pick-up.


Small tree trimmings/branches less than 4 inches in diameter will be collected and MUST BE BUNDLED with twine only. These will be picked up separately during the same period.


NO TAPE OF ANY KIND ON BAGS,
NO PLASTIC BAGS,
NO GRASS, ROCKS, DIRT, GARBAGE OR ANIMAL WASTE IN BAGS,
NO STUMPS




The Yard Debris Pickup Program is divided by I-84; Section A is south of I-84 (zip code 06810) and Section B is north of I-84 (zip code 06811). Section A will be picked up the week of April 198h through April 22nd and then move to Section B the next week. This cycle will be repeated through May 27th. Please remember: the Highway Department tries to get to as many streets during a week as possible, however, there are times when pick up will be held over until the following scheduled visit to your zip code.



Ferris Mulch Products at 6 Plumtrees Road will be open for Danbury residents who wish to drop-off their own bags or tree debris before, during, and after the city’s collection program. The hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am through 3:30 pm. Saturdays from 7:30 am to 12noon. Closed on Sundays. Their phone number is 203-790-1155, or you can visit their website atwww.ferrismulchproducts.com for more information.


Scheduled Dates for Yard Debris Pick up Program:


April 18th – April 22nd: Section A (zip code 06810)
April 25th – April 29th: Section B (zip code 06811)
May 2nd – May 6th: Section A
May 9th – May 13th: Section B
May 16th – May 20th : Section A
May 23rd – 27th: Section B

If you have any questions regarding yard debris pick-up please contact CityLine 311 at 203-744-4311.

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