PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Leaf and Yard Waste Collection

The City of Whitewater released a statement in regard to Leaf and Yard Waste collection. the letter state

The City of Whitewater – Department of Public Works will collect leaf and yard waste the:

  • Week of October 26 – October 30, 2020
  • Week of November 9 – November 13, 2020
  • Week of November 16 – November 20, 2020

Yard waste is defined as leaves, grass clippings, small branches and yard and garden debris. Yard waste must be bagged in biodegradable, clear or transparent bags only. The City offers Bio-Bags in the fall at the Finance Department free of charge while supplies last. Yard waste will not be collected if not properly bagged or placed in non-transparent or black bags.

Please place your bagged yard waste on the curb no earlier than Saturday, October 24 (for collection during October 26 – 30) and Saturday, November 7 (for collection beginning on November 9). Residents may also use the compost site to dispose of leaf and yard waste prior to the above scheduled dates. The compost site is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. More information will be published when a closing date for the compost site has been determined.

For those who miss the deadline of November 20, there will be two, six-yard dumpsters at the Department of Public Works (150 E. Starin Rd.) between November 23 and December 4. This will be an additional opportunity to dispose of yard waste. City of Whitewater residents only will have access during regular business hours (7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday. We ask that you please empty your bags/containers into the dumpsters and take them with you when you leave.

Residents requesting brush collection should call 473-0560 to make an appointment for pick up on Tuesdays. If you have any questions please call the Department of Public Works at 473-0560.

 

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