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Free yard waste collection sites to re-open

City of Cincinnati

With spring approaching, yard work isn’t far behind.  And with yard work, there's yard waste like branches, clippings and brush.

The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District’s free yard trimmings drop-off sites re-open Saturday, March 28.

East:      Bzak Landscaping, 3295 Turpin Lane (off Rt. 32) in Anderson Township
                 (Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. — 5 p.m. in addition to hours listed below)
West:    Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Road in Green Township
North:   Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, 3800 Struble Road (and Colerain Avenue) in Colerain Township


All sites will be open March 28 – November 22, 2015, on Saturdays and Sundays, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All sites will be closed on Sunday, April 5, and July 4.  Weekday collection at the East location (Bzak Landscaping) will be closed on May 25 and September 7.


·         Landscapers and commercial establishments are NOT eligible to participate in this program.                                    

·         Hamilton County residents only.

·         No large trailers or trucks larger than pickups.

·         Cut brush and tree branches into lengths of 4 feet or less—must not exceed 1 foot in diameter.

·         Bundle brush and tree branches with a material such as twine—must not be heavier than 50 pounds.

·         Bring yard trimmings to the locations in containers or bags—brown paper bags preferred.

·         Containers and plastic bags will be returned.

·         No pallets, boards, nails, fence or wire accepted.

·         No bricks, stones or soil accepted.

·         All children must stay inside vehicles.

·         You must be a county resident and bring proof such as a driver’s license or utility bill.

For more information:

·         Recycling Hotline at 946-7766

·         www.HamiltonCountyRecycles.org

·         Twitter (@HamCoRecycling)

·         Facebook (www.Facebook.com/HamiltonCountyRecycling).

Bill Rinehart started his radio career as a disc jockey in 1990. In 1994, he made the jump into journalism and has been reporting and delivering news on the radio ever since.