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Posted on: September 20, 2022

2022 Leaf Pick-up Schedule

2022 Leaf Pick-up Schedule

The City of Athens is announcing the annual fall leaf pick up schedule. The City will be divided into three areas to vacuum the leaves with the City’s leaf machines. The pickup is scheduled to begin in area one on October 10th - October 14th, area two from October 17th - 21st, and area three October 24th – October 28th. The sweeping will be repeated in order with area one October 31 – November 4th, area two November 7th – 10th, and area three November 14th – 18th. The last round will be area one November 21st –November 23rd, area two November 28th - December 2nd, and area three December 5th-9h. There will be a final sweep December 12th- 16th. Residents may access the city’s website to view the map of the areas by going to Loose leaves raked to the curb will be collected free of charge. 

Bagged leaves will be picked up under the city’s standard yard waste collection program. They must purchase a stamped bag for the yard waste to be picked up. Stamped bags may be purchased for $2.00 each in the Utilities Billing Office, Athens Community Center, Engineering and Public Works Office or the Code Office. Citizens should call 740-592-3343 to schedule a pickup for bagged leaves and yard waste. Pickups occur on Tuesdays and Fridays. For information or inquiries, please call Engineering and Public Works at 740-593-7636.  

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