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Leaf, Yard Waste Drop Off Depots Open Friday

September 30, 2010 6:39 AM | News

"Leaf It With Us" depots will be operating October 1 to November 15. (CHRISD.CA)

Need to get rid of the thousands of leaves in your yard? The City of Winnipeg is opening its annual “Leaf It With Us” depots beginning Friday at several locations throughout the city.

Dropped off leaves and yard waste will be recycled into a soil-like material to be used in landscaping finished landfill areas.

The depots will be open seven days a week from October 1 to November 15, weather permitting.

The depots accept bagged leaves, lawn thatch, grass clippings, plants, flowers and other garden material. Tree clippings, small branches (no more than 100 millimetres in diameter) must be bundled and tied.

Bagged Leaves and Yard Waste Only

St. James Civic Centre — 2055 Ness Avenue, Parking Lot
Kildonan Park — 2021 Main, Rainbow Stage Parking Lot
Assiniboine Park Zoo — 2355 Corydon Avenue, West Parking Lot
King’s Park — King’s Drive and Kilkenny Drive, Parking Lot
St. Vital Park — 190 River Road, South Parking Lot
Transcona — Chrislind Street at Ravelston Avenue, SW Parking Lot
Terry Sawchuk Arena — 901 Kimberly Avenue, West Parking Lot
Kilcona Park — McIvor Avenue and Lagimodiere Blvd., West Parking Lot
*Fire Station #17 — Church Avenue and Sheppard St.
*Vimy Arena — 255 Hamilton Ave, Parking Lot
*Winnipeg Soccer Complex — 900 Waverley Street, NW Parking Lot
* New depot

A depot is no longer located at Pan Am Pool this year.

Bagged or Loose Yard Waste

Brady Road Landfill — Brady Road, South of the Perimeter Hwy.

Residents can call the 24-hour recorded yard waste info line at 986-8888, code 9813 for more information, or 311.