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CITY OF LINCOLN: 2019 Fall Leaf Pickup Schedule


By Press release submission | Oct 29, 2019


City of Lincoln issued the following announcement on Oct. 28.

Lincoln Street Department crews will be providing fall leaf collection to all City residents beginning November 4, 2019, pickup will begin at 7:00am. Crews will run continuously until a pass has been completed through town on each of the dates listed below.

• November 4, 2019

• November 12, 2019(Veteran’s Day is on Nov 11th, leaf pickup will be on Tuesday this week)

• November 18, 2019

• November 25, 2019

• December 2, 2019

• December 9, 2019

Leaves should be placed in biodegradable paper bags or containers, such as trash cans, and placed at the curb the night before scheduled pickup or before 7:00am the day of the pickup. There will be a weight limit of 50 pounds per bag or container. This collection is for leaves only. No brush or other landscape waste will be picked up. Any bags or containersfound to have litter, plastic or other waste will not be picked up or emptied. Crews will not return to any ward to pick up any bags or containers that were not out until the next scheduled pick up dates.


Things citizens can do to manage their own leaves…

• Mulch with mower

• Compost

• Haul leaves to the City Landscape Waste Facility at 957 Broadwell Dr.

Extended Hours at Landscape Waste Facility

Beginning October 24, 2019, the Landscape Waste Facility will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 8:00 am to 3:50 pm until December 8, 2019. The facility will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The facility will return to the regular Wednesday and Saturday schedule beginning December 11, 2019.

The Street Department will have a loader onsite to load mulch & dirt every Wednesday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am through November 27, 2019.

Original source can be found here.

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