The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

November 2, 2012

Athens leaf collection to begin next week


For The News Courier

— The city of Athens will begin its annual leaf collection next week, according to city press release.

Residents who have garbage picked up on Tuesdays and Wednesdays will have their leaves picked up the week of Nov. 5-9. Those who have garbage collected on Thursday and Friday will have leaves collected the week of Nov. 12-16.

For the second round of collections, the schedule is as follows:

• If your garbage pickup day is Tuesday, leaves will be collected during the week of Nov. 26-30.

• If your garbage pickup day is Wednesday, leaves will be collected during the week of Dec. 3-7.

• If your garbage pickup day is Thursday, leaves will be collected during the week of Dec. 10-14.

• If your garbage pickup day if Friday, leaves will be collected during the week of Dec. 17-21.

Sanitation officials ask that limbs not be mixed with leaves. The collection schedule is also subject to change depending on weather conditions.