New Rochelle, NY— The Department of Public Works will begin fall leaf collection on October 18 and continue through December. Bagged leaves will be picked up city wide on the following dates:
November 6, 13, & 20th, December 4, 11, & 18th, 2010.
With the onset of leaf collection, yard
waste collection is suspended until spring.
Street sweeping will be suspended from October 18 until leaf collection is completed; however, alternate side of the street parking rules will remain in effect to facilitate leaf removal. Sweeping will continue in the downtown as weather permits and main arteries will be swept after completion of leaf removal as needed, weather permitting.
Leaf Collection Do’s and Don’ts
-Rake leaves into neat piles or wind rows near the curb line of your property to facilitate pickup.
-Place leaves in brown recycling bags for Saturday pickups
-Put leaves in plastic bags
-Obstruct traffic lanes, catch basins or fire hydrants with leaf piles
-Park cars on top of or near leaf piles
-Mix branches in with leaves, as equipment may be damaged
Information concerning leaf removal operations can be obtained by calling the Leaf Information Hot Line at 654-6510. Additional inquires or concerns please call 235-4029 between 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
Patience and cooperation during the leaf pickup season is appreciated, so that pick-up can be carried
out effectively as scheduled.