The city of Athens’ loose-leaf collection will end Feb. 29, according to Sanitation Director Earl Glaze.

The schedule for pickup is:

• For residents whose garbage is collected on Tuesdays, leaves will be picked up during the week of Feb. 4 – Feb. 8.

• For residents whose garbage is collected on Wednesdays, leaves will be picked up during the week of Feb. 11 – Feb. 15.

• For residents whose garbage is collected on Thursdays, leaves will be picked up during the week of Feb. 18 – Feb 22.

• For residents whose garbage is collected on Fridays, leaves will be picked up during the week of Feb. 25 – Feb. 29.

After Feb. 29, leaves and grass clippings must be bagged before they can be collected.

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