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Spring Yard Waste Pickup

*Note: We will be using the OLD WARDS for this pick-up, not the newly re-mapped wards.

Dear Resident/Landowner,

The Town of Queensbury Highway Department is pleased to announce our annual spring yard waste RESIDENTIAL pick-up. We would like to thank all of you for your cooperation during last year’s pick-up and take this opportunity to thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation during this year’s event.

It is imperative that we adhere to our scheduling. Please make note of the dates we will be in your ward, the date which you should have your items at the road side, and give special attention to the dos and don’ts that pertain to this particular pick-up.

As in previous years, yard waste must be put into biodegradable paper bags. This allows us to properly dispose of waste that is not harmful to the environment. It is imperative that only yard waste is placed into bags. Bags filled with items other than those stated will NOT be accepted. Bags put out too early will disintegrate from the rain and weather.

Brush pick up means branches that fell down during the winter from snow, ice and wind. This residential yard pick up is not meant to clear cut lots, cut down trees or shrubs, etc. Please adhere to these rules.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Town of Queensbury Highway Department at 761-8211 between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Thomas R. Van Ness – Highway Superintendent

David Duell – Deputy Highway Superintendent

ANNUAL SPRING WASTE PICK-UP

**LIMITED TO LEAVES, GRASS CLIPPINGS, BRUSH AND BRANCHES**

DO

DO bag leaves, grass clippings and pine needles in biodegradable paper bags. Leave close to roadside, but not in the street.

DO place tree limbs, which are not to exceed 8 feet in length or 4 inches in diameter at the roadside, not in the street.

DO place materials at the roadside the weekend before the scheduled pick-up.

DO contact the Highway Department at 761-8211 if you have any questions.

DO NOT

DO NOT mix topsoil, sod, trash, rocks, sand, stones or heavy materials in with the leaves, grass and pine needles. If bags are over 50lbs. they will not get picked up.

DO NOT use any bags other than the biodegradable bags. Any others will NOT be picked up. (e.g., Plastic)

DO NOT place any limb larger than 4 inches in diameter at the roadside for pick-up.

DO NOT place any yard waste generated by a commercial venture (e.g., landscaper, lawn care, etc.) at the roadside.

DO NOT PLACE ANIMAL WASTE IN BAGS

DO NOT CUT DOWN TREES OR SHRUBS

2017 SCHEDULED PICK-UP DATES

Ward 4: May 1st – 12th (yard waste out by April 30th)

Ward 3: May 15th – 19th (yard waste out by May 14th)

Ward 2: May 22nd – 26th (yard waste out by May 21st)

Ward 1: May 30th – June 2nd (yard waste out by May 29th)

THESE DATES MUST BE ADHERED TO 100% AS OUR SCHEDULING DOES NOT ALLOW US TO BACK TRACK TO ANY LOCATION.