Leaf collection begins in Cape Girardeau | Environment
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) – Loose leaf collection season begins in Cape Girardeau this month.
The program is a Wednesday special pick up that includes a pick up, a free drop off and composting.
The program will have scheduled and unscheduled routes.
Scheduled routes will run Nov. 4 through Dec. 14.
Unscheduled routes will run during October and from Dec. 15 through March 28.
During the unscheduled routes the pickup trucks will be travelling all roads and if they see leaves they will pick them up. No requests will be accepted.
For leaves to be collected, Cape Girardeau Public Works Department advises:
- To keep leaves no more than three feet from the street or between the sidewalk and street.
- Do not place leaves in the street or parking areas.
- Do not place leaves in obstructed areas, such as around parked cars, fire hydrants, street lights or mailboxes.
- Do not include garden material or small twigs.
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