Monday last day for Bayonne leaf recycling

BAYONNE – Bayonne’s final curbside pick-up of autumn leaves will take place on Monday, Dec. 7, the city has announced.
Leaf collection will start early Monday at 6 a.m., so residents should put their leaves out Sunday evening, Dec. 6, to ensure pick-up.
Residents should place leaves in special eco-friendly leaf bags, in barrels, or in paper bags. Plastic bags are unacceptable and will be rejected for pick-up.
“Recent storms have brought down many leaves. Before winter starts, it would be best to remove the leaves from the sidewalks and ground,” said Mayor James Davis. “Otherwise, they will be stuck under the snow during the winter. I urge all residents to take advantage of the final leaf pick-up on Monday, Dec. 7.”
The eco-friendly leaf bags can be picked up at the Public Works Department at City Hall, Room 13, or at Bayonne’s three senior centers on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Public Works employees will issue one packet of bags per household at a time.
The senior center locations are: 4th Street Senior Community Center (4th Street and Story Court), 27th Street Senior Community Center (27th Street and Broadway), and 56th Street Senior Community Center (56th Street and Avenue B).
The term “leaves” means foliage only, a city spokesman said. Specifically excluded from this definition are grass clippings, hedge clippings, tree parts, shrubbery, and other types of vegetative waste.

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