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Residents may place yard waste materials such as flowers, vines, weeds, thatch, garden debris and leaves into the curb line of the street for collection from Sunday, September 16, through Sunday, November 11, 2012. Do not place materials in the curb line at any other time.
·Do not place materials for collection in drainage ditches, alleys, refuse containers, ash boxes or piles in your yard or driveway. Rake them into the street along the curb line forming a windrow (long low pile).
·If you do not have a curb on your street, place your materials along the roadway in a windrow.
·Open air burning of yard waste is not permitted in West Allis.
·To help prevent materials from blowing around, wet them down.
·Do not park vehicles along the curb line near or over yard waste piles.
·Do not place brush, woody plants and grass clippings in the yard waste windrows.
·Remove pots and soil from plants before placing in the curb line.
Help City workers help you! Following the above guidelines will provide residents of West Allis with better, faster and more efficient yard waste collection service! If you have any questions about this collection service, feel free to call the Sanitation and Street Division at 302-8800.