Special yard waste collection set for Dec. 7-9

As winter arrives, some Minneapolis residents may still have bags of leaves or other yard waste they haven’t gotten rid of, so the City of Minneapolis is scheduling a special yard waste collection for Dec. 7-9. All Solid Waste & Recycling customers are encouraged to properly prepare and set out yard waste by 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Properly prepared yard waste will be collected Dec. 7-9. Yard waste crews will not follow typical collection days, so it’s important folks have their yard waste at their regular collection point by 6 a.m. on Wednesday.

The regular yard waste collection season ended in mid-November, so this one-time collection is designed to assist residents by providing a convenient method to dispose of yard waste accumulated after the end of the regular yard waste season.

When preparing yard waste:

Published Dec 5, 2011