City Offers Free Green Waste Pickup
Homeowners be happy! Here's a great way to clean up your yards of brush and weeds and have the city cart the stuff off.
Mark these dates: December 4th through December 15th. That's when the city's Solid Waste Department will pick up residential green waste at no extra charge.
You can read the details below in the news release that the Solid Waste Department put out.
Solid Waste Department Offers Green Waste Pickup
The City of Albuquerque’s Solid Waste Management Department will pick up residential Green Waste at no additional charge.
This year’s Green Waste collection program begins on Monday, December 4th and will end on Friday, December 15th.
Solid Waste customers should have their Green Waste at the curb by 7 a.m. on the day of their regular trash collection day. All Green Waste must be placed 5 feet from automated trash and recycling containers as well as any large items scheduled for pick-up.
Solid Waste customers must place their Green Waste (leaves, grass, and brush) in trash bags. Each trash bag should not weigh more than 40 pounds. Customers that have branches must cut them to four-foot lengths and bundle them securely.
The following items will not be picked up: dirt, construction debris, gravel, construction material or tree stumps.
For more information call 311, TTY 711, or visit www.cabq.gov/solidwaste.