Residents take clippings, rakings to city yard waste disposal site – theperrynews.com

Disposers of yard waste and other visitors to the Perry Yard Waste Disposal Site will see two piles at the site, both in English only. A sign by one pile reads, “Yard and garden waste: Leaves, grass, garden waste accepted. Biodegradable bags accepted. No plastic bags.” A sign reading, “…….

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Disposers of yard waste and other visitors to the Perry Yard Waste Disposal Site will see two piles at the site, both in English only. A sign by one pile reads, “Yard and garden waste: Leaves, grass, garden waste accepted. Biodegradable bags accepted. No plastic bags.” A sign reading, “Brush and branches up to 6 inches in diameter not longer than 8 feet long,” is seen at the second pile.

Operations at the Perry Yard Waste Disposal Site, which recently reopened as a courtesy to Perry residents only at 14325 Ivy Place, have so far run smoothly, according to city authorities.

The disposal area is located just west of the Garbage Department Shop, the Recycling Center and the city dog pound. The site is for the use of Perry residents only. Non-resident and commercial use of the site is prohibited.

Disposers of yard waste and other visitors to the site will see two piles at the site, both in English only. A sign by one pile reads, “Yard and garden waste: Leaves, grass, garden waste accepted. Biodegradable bags accepted. No plastic bags.” A sign reading, “Brush and branches up to 6 inches in diameter not longer than 8 feet long,” is seen at the second pile.

Rules for using the disposal site are posted, and the site is monitored and recorded by security cameras. All violators will be charged a minimum fine of $500 for illegal dumping. No warnings will be issued.

The Perry Yard Waste Disposal Site is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. The site will operate until Friday, Dec. 10. The disposal site will be closed on city-observed holidays.

Items ALLOWED at the Perry Yard Waste Disposal Site include:

  • Leaves
  • Lawn clippings
  • Garden waste
  • Shrubs
  • Bushes
  • Tree limbs not longer than 8 feet

Residents may use biodegradable paper yard waste bags for disposal, but plastic bags will not be allowed at the site. If plastic bags are used for transporting the yard waste, the bags must be emptied out and removed from the disposal site.

Items NOT ALLOWED at the Perry Yard Waste Disposal Site include:

  • Stumps with root-balls
  • Tree limbs longer than 8 feet
  • Construction materials
  • Concrete
  • Bricks
  • Dirt
  • Garbage
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • All other household waste

City authorities said that if the rules are followed at the Perry Yard Waste Disposal Site, the city will extended the dates and times of opening. The site will be monitored for compliance with the rules and regulations. Residents should be prepared to provide proof of residency if asked upon entering the site, such as a driver’s license or other acceptable proof.

Source: https://theperrynews.com/residents-take-clippings-rakings-to-city-yard-waste-disposal-site/

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