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Lincoln Street Department starts leaf collection program next week

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[November 05, 2014]  LINCOLN - Lincoln Street Dept. crews will be providing fall leaf collection to all city residents beginning October 27, 2014.

The schedule will be as follows.

Ward 1
October 28, 2014
November 4, 2014
November 10, 2014

Ward 2
October 29, 2014
November 5, 2014
November 12, 2014

Ward 3
October 30, 2014
November 6, 2014
November 13, 2014

Ward 4
October 31, 2014
November 7,2014
November 14, 2014


Leaves should be placed in biodegradable paper bags and placed at the curb the night before scheduled pick up or before 7:00 A.M. the day of pick up. This collection is for leaves only. No brush or other landscape waste will be picked up. Any bags found to have litter, plastic or other waste will not be picked up. Crews will not return to any ward to pick up any bags that were not out the day of pickup till the next scheduled day for that ward.

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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 the Landscape Waste Facility
begin October 28, 2014.

The facility will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. until November 23, 2014.

The facility will return to regular Wednesday - Saturday schedule beginning November 26, 2014.

If you have any Questions contact the Street Dept. At 217-732-4655 or

[Walt Landers, Street Superintendent, City of Lincoln]

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