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April 7, 2014

Yard waste pickup begins April 21 in city

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Yard waste pickup will begin the week of April 21 in the city.

According to City Clerk Richelle Pasceri, city crews will collect yard waste at the curb on the first and third full weeks of the month through September — but pickup will be on the third week only in July and August.

Weeks to mark on the calendar include those beginning April 21, May 5, May 19, June 2, June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 1 and Sept. 15.

Yard waste includes prunings, brush/hedge trimmings, thatch from raking, old flower and vegetable plants, leaves and mulch. Yard waste should be placed in containers or kraft paper bags and the filled containers should not weigh more than 40 pounds. Containers and bags should be placed at the street line or curb by 7 a.m. on whatever day refuse and recycling are to be collected.

Items including grass, pet waste, plastic, tree stumps, railroad ties, landscape timer and construction stones should not be treated as yard waste.

For more information, visit www.curbsidelockport.com.

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