Three leaf drop-off services now open around Louisville

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 6 at 7:21 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – On Tuesday three leaf drop off sites opened around Louisville where you can drop-off leaves free of charge.

The service will run through Saturday, Dec. 8. Only loose leaves are accepted. You must dump them out of any trash bags.

The drop-off sites open at 9 a.m. They are closed Sundays, Mondays, Thanksgiving and the day after.

Residents say they're happy to see the Hubbards Lane location open again this year.

"Been closed for a couple years. Had to take your leaves all the way to the top of Iroquois Hill, which from my home is 26 mile round trip. This way I can just run them over here," Wallace Horine, who uses the leaf drop-off services, said.

The leaves will be turned into compost and used for mulching projects throughout the city.

The drop-off sites are on lower River Road at Bethany Lane in south Louisville, the Public Works Yard on Hubbards Lane and the Waste Reduction Center on Meriwether Avenue.

For more information, call Metro Call at 311.









 

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