Leaf collection dates for city of Lincoln and extended fall hours at the Landscape Waste Facility

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[October 25, 2016]  LINCOLN -

Lincoln Street Dept. crews will be providing fall leaf collection to all City residents beginning October 31, 2016. Pickup will begin at 7:00 A.M. in Ward One and run continuously until all wards are completed on each of the dates listed below.

October 31, 2016
November 7, 2016
November 14, 2016
November 21, 2016

Leaves should be placed in biodegradable paper bags or containers such as trash cans and placed at the curb the night before scheduled pick up or before 7:00 A.M. the day of pick up. 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 cans found 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 date.

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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 Drive

Extended Hours at Landscape Waste Facility

Beginning October 26, 2016, the Landscape Waste Facility will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 8:00 A.M. to 3:50 P.M. until November 20, 2016. The facility will return to the regular Wednesday & Saturday schedule beginning November 23, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact the Street Dept. at 217-732-4655 or streetdept@lincolnil.gov.

[Walt Landers, Street Superintendent]

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