Aurora residents can dispose of their leaves for free as part of the city government of Aurora’s Annual Leaf Collection Program.
The free Fall Leaf Collection Program will begin Monday, Oct. 15 and will end Friday, Dec. 7.
Leaves must be put into a 30-gallon Kraft paper yard waste bag and placed at the curb on the regular garbage pick-up day by 6 a.m.. No waste sticker is needed.
Yard waste collection will take place through Friday, Dec. 7 as well. On the regular garbage pick-up day, yard waste must be placed in a 30-gallon Kraft paper yard waste bag not to exceed 50 pounds. Each bag must have a waste sticker attached. The stickers used for yard waste are the same as the stickers used for excess garbage. Yard waste mixed with trash or yard waste in a trash can or plastic bag will not be collected.
Residents are reminded that brush must be bundled for collection. Unlimited bundled brush collection is in process and will end Friday, Nov. 2. Branches and limbs one-half inch to four inches in diameter and two feet to four feet in length must be bundled. Each bundle must weigh less than 50 pounds. Bundled brush does not need a waste sticker. Brush less than one-half inch in diameter is considered yard waste and must be packaged as previously described.
—City government of Aurora