- Loose leaf collection ends the week of Dec. 2.-7
- Curbside yard waste collection ends the week of Dec. 9-13. It resumes again in March.
- Public Service Days for the year ends Nov. 30, which means residents can now keep vehicles parked in the street on trash collection days
While loose leaf collection is scheduled to end the week of Dec. 2-7, that doesn’t mean residents should rake leaves into the street. Weather permitting, crews will be out doing a final pickup of leaves raked into the street — but only in specific districts.
The final week of loose leaf pickup will be for neighborhoods that recycle on the “A” week schedule. Crews will be by on trash days.
Residents with the “B” week recycling schedule will have one final pickup the week of Nov. 25-Nov. 30. (Note this is Thanksgiving week, and neither leaves nor trash will not be picked up on the holiday.)
Dearborn officials remind residents that not every block in every district can be picked up on one day, and so some properties may have already had their last collection of loose leaves.
At this stage of the year, the best bet for residents is to bag leaves and put them out on the curb on their trash day.
This can be done through the week of Dec. 9-13, when curbside yard waste collection ends for the year. Seasonal collection will start again in March.
Public Service Days end for 2013 on Nov. 30. That means residents will no longer be required to remove their parked vehicles from the street on their trash day, but doing so will make the final weeks of loose leaf and curbside collection of yard waste safer and more efficient. Public Service Days will start again in April.
Residents are reminded that their trash and recycling carts should never be put in the street.
Since winter is coming, it is good to note that parked vehicles must be removed from the street when a snow emergency is declared or they could be ticketed and towed. Police do not issue warning.