Residents reminded that leaves are to be placed in kraft bags and left curbside on the same day as their garbage collection.
Monday, October 17, 2011
We're knee-deep in leaf raking season, but residents will have only a few more weeks to get ride of them via Plainfield's yard waste collection system. The village has announced that collections will end with the last pickup date in November. Yard waste is left curbside on the same day as residents' garbage collection day. All yard waste must be placed in kraft yard waste bags.
The annual spring cleanup week will be held starting April 11; Waste Management will pick up on items on residents' regular garbage collection days.
Got an old sofa collecting dust in the basement, a refrigerator that went on the fritz years ago, a moldy mattress taking up precious garage space? If you can drag it to the curb, the village will make it go away. Just deposit the items you want to get rid of on your regular trash collection day during the week of April 11, and Waste Management will do the rest. Plainfield holds a spring cleanup week every year, and among the refuse and bulk items you can get rid of are chairs, mattresses, couches and other furniture pieces, as well as white goods, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers and water heaters. However, they will not collect hazardous waste (paints, oils and solvents), tires, construction and demolition materials, concrete, …