Important dates to know this winter in Dearborn.
Move your cars, rake your leaves, put out your yard waste. But when does it all stop for 2012? Here are the important dates you need to know, Dearborn residents: Public Service Days: End Friday, Nov. 30, and resume again on April 1, 2013. Until then, residents will not be required to remove their parked vehicles from the streets on their trash collection day. However, according to Jim Murray, the director of the Department of Public Works, it is still a good idea to keep vehicles off the streets to allow for more efficient trash pickup. Loose Leaf Pickup: Ends Friday, Dec. 7, so be sure to rake your last fallen leaves to the curb before then. Another good reason to still keep your car out of the street on your trash pickup day. Yard Waste …
Residents can leave their yard waste out on their trash collection day to be picked up.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Dearborn’s curbside yard waste program is set to kick off for the 2012 season on March 12 and last through December 14. Beginning the week of March 12, residents can put yard waste in properly marked containers at the curb on their trash collection day. Residents are reminded to place the yard waste materials in the proper containers at least three feet away from their trash cart and recycling cart. Do not set yard waste in the street. Containers can be yard waste paper bags or a 20-32 gallon container that is clearly marked with a yard waste sticker. These are available for free at Dearborn Public Libraries, the Public Works Yard and the mayor’s office. Do not put yard waste into plastic bags or cardboard boxes. It will not be picked up. …