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Cornelius News

Leaf collection starts in November


Oct. 31. Republic Services, the waste collection company hired by the Town of Cornelius, will collect up to 20 bags of leaves per week. If the bags are clear you can tie them shut, but if they are any other color, they need to be left open so the drivers can see what is in the bags. Leaves and grass clippings are picked up every week, the same day as trash service.

The Town also provides leaf pickup to residents between November and mid-February, thanks to three leaf pick-up machines.

There is no set schedule, however, because of the unpredictability of the weather and amount of leaves to be picked up. During periods of heavy leaves, it may take three weeks between collections.