City of Bloomington Sanitation makes free leaf bags available for fall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2009

For More Information:

Shelby Walker, Director of Sanitation, City of Bloomington, 349-3443. walkers@bloomington.in.gov
Danny Lopez, Communications Director, City of Bloomington, 349-CITY, lopezd@bloomington.in.gov

City of Bloomington Sanitation makes free leaf bags available for fall

Bloomington, IN - The City of Bloomington will make free leaf bags available to the public beginning Monday, Oct. 19, as part of ongoing efforts to keep Bloomington beautiful and prevent leaves from accumulating in street sewers and drains.

The bags will be collected by City Sanitation on regular trash collection days through January 15 and will not require a sticker. All other yard waste must be stickered with standard City Sanitation Stickers.

Leaf bags can be picked up 5 at a time at the following locations:

  • City of Bloomington Fire Stations
    Open every day, including weekends
    8 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • City of Bloomington Public Works Department
    Bloomington City Hall
    401 N. Morton Street
    Suite 130
    Monday-Friday
    8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • City of Bloomington Sanitation Garage
    3406 S. Walnut Street
    Monday-Friday
    6 a.m.-2 p.m.

For more information regarding leaf bag procedures, please contact Shelby Walker, City Director of Sanitation, at 349-3443 or visit the City's sanitation web page at www.bloomington.in.gov/sanitation.

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