Loose Leaf Collections In The Triad

The city wants your big pile of leaves! 

City workers across the Triad will have loose leaf collections at various dates this fall. 

If you live in Greensboro, the first round of leaf collection begins November 7 and ends December 22. The second round begins December 28 and ends January 20. 

Homeowners should do the following: 

  • Rake leaves to the edge of your yard behind the curb. Don't rake them into the street or sidewalk. 
  • Remove sticks, rocks, or anything that could damage City equipment. 
  • Don't park vehicles on or near the leaves. 
  • Check out the interactive map for find out where your neighborhood is on the leaf pick up schedule. 

Here's a fun fact: the collected leaves are made into compost to fertilize Greensboro City gardens. You can buy your own compost at the White Street Landfill located at 2503 White Street. 

High Point Leaf Collection: The day you normally take out your trash will determine when your leaves will be picked up. 

  • Monday trash pick up: Leaf collection weeks on November 7 and December 12
  • Tuesday trash pick up: Leaf collection weeks on November 14 and December 19
  • Wednesday trash pick up: Leaf collection weeks on November 28 and January 2, 2017
  • Thursday trash pick up: Leaf collection weeks on December 5 and January 16

Winston-Salem Leaf Collection: Leaf collection begins October 31. There will be three rounds of collections. Click here to find out when your neighborhood will have a leaf pick up. 

Burlington Leaf Collection: Leaf collection has begun for some areas already. There are four zones that have various pick up dates. Click here to find out the dates for your location. 

Kernersville Leaf Collection: Begins October 31 and continues to December 16. 

Lexington Leaf Collection: Runs during the months of October through December. 

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