The City vacuums leaves from the curb from October 1st through March 31st. Place your leaves loose at the edge of the curb at the street; DO NOT put them in the street or on the sidewalk. Leaves should not be placed in the gutter line near storm drains or ditches - heavy rains can cause the leaves to block the flow of rainwater.
Do not bag or containerize leaves from October 1st through March 31st Bagging or putting leaves in containers slow down our leaf collection crews. Tarps may be used to move leaves from the rear yard to the curb.
REMEMBER! AFTER MARCH 31st until September 30th leaves must be put in a 32-gallon personal container with handles or a City yard waste cart. Click here for more information on yard waste carts.
Offices for Solid Waste are open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday excluding major holidays.
Solid Waste Division
P.O. Box 1748 Gastonia, NC 28052-1748
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