The City of Green Bay collects yard waste curbside two (2) times per year, once in the Spring and again in Fall. The collection dates change yearly, weather dependant. Yard waste left at the curb after collection is subject to collection fees.
Weather permitting, the City of Green Bay Department of Public Works will make its last rotation through the City for collecting loose leaves the week of November 17 through November 21. However, due to the possibility of crews needing to switch from leaf collection to snow and ice control in late November, residents are encouraged to complete all raking by no later than Sunday, November 16. For final lawn cleanup, residents are encouraged to mulch in place rather than rake their leaves. All leaves left for collection must be out to the curb no later than Sunday, November 16. No loose leaves will be collected upon completion of this final round until collection begins in the spring of 2015.
The yard waste drop-off sites will change to winter hours beginning Saturday, November 29, 2014. During the winter season, the yard waste sites will be open only on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to sunset. The yard waste sites are located at 2530 East Shore Drive on the east side and 1470 Hurlbut Street on the west side.
FALL LOOSE LEAF COLLECTION IS NOW COMPLETED AS OF 11/24/14. YOU CAN USE THE FALL LOOSE LEAF TABLE 2014 TO SEE WHEN THE CREWS WERE IN YOUR AREA. ANY REMAINING YARD WASTE AT THE CURB WILL NOT BE PICKED UP AND CAN BE TAKEN TO ONE OF THE YARD WASTE SITES.
The yard waste drop-off sites are open in the spring, summer and fall from 8:00 a.m. until sunset every day of the week.
The hours will change to winter hours beginning sometime in late November. During the winter season, the yard waste sites will be open only on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to sunset.
The yard waste sites are located at 2530 East Shore Drive on the east side and 1470 Hurlbut Street on the west side.
Residents having questions may call the Department of Public Works – Operations Division Administrative Office at 448-3535 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or visit the City’s web site at www.greenbaywi.gov
Crews will collect loose leaves and garden wastes throughout the City by following a regular rotation. Depending on the volume of yard waste out for collection, it will take 1 to 3 weeks to make a complete cycle through the City.
A Green Alternative: Leave ‘em Lay!
As an alternative to raking leaves to the curb, residents are encouraged to try chopping up moderate amounts of leaves with a lawnmower. This can be done during normal lawn mowing. Just don’t allow the leaves to mat and make sure that ample grass shows through them. This will save you work and time, add nutrients to your lawn, reduce windblown leaves in your neighborhood and reduce the amount of labor and fuel the City needs to use for leaf collection. If you really like to rake, composting your leaves in a backyard garden is another alternative which will provide you w/ useful organic material next year.
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