December 2011 Archives

Special Yard Waste Collection on Dec 7th

A special yard waste collection for City of Minneapolis' Solid Waste and Recycling customers has been scheduled.  All customers are encouraged to properly prepare and set out yard waste on Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 by 6 a.m.

Properly prepared yard waste will be collected Wednesday, December 7th through Friday, December 9th.  Yard waste crews will not follow typical collection days.  All yard waste must be at the Solid Waste Collection Point on December 7th, 2011 by 6 a.m. to be collected.

This one-time collection is designed to assist customers by providing a convenient method to dispose of yard waste accumulated after the end of the regular yard waste season.

When preparing yard waste:

  • Brush and branches are to be put into bundles.  Individual branches must not be longer than 3 feet and no larger than 3 inches in diameter.
  • Bags must weigh less than 40 pounds.

If you have any questions please contact the City of Minneapolis' Solid Waste and Recycling by calling 612-673-2917 or by email at

Learn About The Plans for The New Central Avenue Median

First Ward Councilman Kevin Reich will be on hand to discuss the progress being made on the new Central Avenue median project that will continue through this winter. In September, the median plantings were removed and a new schedule of hearty, low-maintenance plantings will be going in this spring as well a number of features designed for pedestrians, auto traffic maintenance and safety.

Join us at the next Waite Park Community Council meeting on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Waite Park Community Center (1810 34th Avenue NE). All Waite Park Community Council meetings are open to the public. Join us!

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