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PITTSBURGH, PA  – The Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Environmental Services will be collecting yard debris from all residents in a special curbside collection on Saturday, November 12, 2016.

The following yard waste resources will be accepted during collection:

  • Leaves
  • Branches (4 inch diameter or less)
  • Brush
  • Grass

Bagged debris should be in paper bags weighing less than 35 pounds. Bundled debris should be bound with fiber twine or natural rope. Branch lengths should not exceed five feet.

Residents should place yard debris at curbside locations and recycling/refuse pick up spots before 6:00 a.m. on November 12.

Please Note: Crews will not collect plastic bags, metal, wire, rocks, blocks, bricks, soil, dirt, gravel, glass or plastic. Yard waste found not meeting collection guidelines will be left at the curb.

For more information, visit the Bureau of Environmental Services website.

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