Kansas City leaf/brush pickup starts April 14

03/19/2014 8:01 AM

03/19/2014 8:01 AM

Kansas City has scheduled its spring curbside leaf and brush collection from April 14 to May 2. On their regular trash pickup day, residents may place up to 20 bags or bundles of leaf and brush at the curb by 7 a.m.

The schedule:

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North zone:

April 14-18 for those north of the Missouri River.

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Central zone:

April 21-25 for residents between the Missouri River and 63rd Street, except those east of Blue Ridge Cutoff.

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South zone:

April 28-May 2, for residents who live south of 63rd Street, plus everyone east of Blue Ridge Cutoff.

Sacks and bundles can weigh no more than 40 pounds each, and only paper lawn debris sacks can be used. Branches, no more than 3 inches in diameter, must be in bundles less than 2 feet in diameter and no more than 4 feet long. No grass clippings will be accepted.

More disposal rules can be found at https://www.kcwaterservices.org/leaf-brush/.

Residents also can use the leaf and brush drop-off sites, which reopened Saturday. They are at 11660 N. Main St., 1815 N. Chouteau Trafficway and 10301 Raytown Road.

All three are open and free for residents on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, for a small fee, residents may recycle yard waste on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the North Chouteau Trafficway and North Main Street sites.

Mulch also can be picked up at the drop-off sites.

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