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YARD WASTE/CHIPPER/LARGE ITEM COLLECTION
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has begun!!

The Town's Department of Environmental Services will begin the Wednesday Yard Waste/Chipper Collection on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The collection will be collected every Wednesday until January 2017, except holiday weeks. The following rules/regulations are:

YARD WASTE

* Must be set out at the curb no later than 7:00am

* Place all grass clippings, weeds and leaves in reusable containers (such as Rubbermaid-type bins or cardboard boxes), biodegradable bags or untied plastic bags.

* DO NOT use the Town roll-out carts.

* DO NOT mix trash, dirt rocks or other debris with yard waste.

* Root balls, stumps and firewood logs will NOT be collected.

* Bushes and hedges pulled out by their roots will NOT be collected.

* Brush set out for collection must be bundled with rope or heavy twine, cut shorter than 5 feet in length and weight less than 50lbs.

THE CHIPPER

* Only takes limbs longer than 5 feet in length and up to 8 inches in diameter and should be stacked and facing the same direction with the cut ends facing the road.

* Cannot take vines, weeping willow branches or bamboo.

* Use of Chipper MUST BE SCHEDULED.

MULCH

* Mulch is available for residents at the Manassas Avenue Extended Site Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00am - 4:30pm.

* Residents must load their own vehicles and bring their own tools.

* Loads of much must be covered prior to leaving.


LARGE ITEM COLLECTIONS

* Large Item Collections MUST BE SCHEDULED prior to date of collection

* Each residence is allowed one collection per calendar year free of charge.

* Each collection may contain up to 20 bags of refuse and 5 pieces of furniture

* Items should be placed curbside in an orderly manner on the evening before or morning of the scheduled collection

* An item containing Freon is subject to a $15.00 charge


To schedule use of the chipper or to schedule a large item collection, please contact the Department of Environmental Services at (540)635-7819. Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm, excluding holidays.

The Town does NOT collect contractor work. All contractors must purchase a dump ticket at the Front Royal Administration Building located at 1102 E Main Street, to dispose of the items at the Manassas Avenue Extended Site. Contractors may contact the Department of Environmental Services for more information.













Last Updated ( Tuesday, 05 April 2016 20:11 )