City offering services to aid with spring cleaning

Spring is almost here. The Public Works Department would like to remind Bristol residents about the following services to assist with their spring clean-up needs:

Curbside Leaf Bag Collection – During the month of April, leaf bags (brown, recyclable paper bags) are collected on the normal rubbish collection day. Place bags at the curb by 6 a.m. on your collection day and leave them curbside until collected. Leaf bag collection is available to all city residences eligible for curbside rubbish and recycling services. Only leaf bags will be collected, no loose leaf piles. Bags can only contain leaves, no dirt, rocks or sand. For more information, go to http://www.ci.bristol.ct.us/index.aspx?NID=381
Curbside Brush/Branch Collection – Year-round, by appointment, collection typically on Wednesdays. Branches (less than 6 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length) must be tied and bundled and placed at the curb. Call (860)584-6125 to schedule. For more information, go to www.ci.bristol.ct.us/index.aspx?NID=231
Yard Waste (Green Barrel) Subscription Service – Weekly service begins April 7 and ends Nov. 15 for subscribers. Service is $85 for the season for grass, leaves and small twigs. For more information, go to http://www.ci.bristol.ct.us/index.aspx?NID=240
Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Paper Shredding Event – Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m) at 66 Belden Rd. (next to Town Hall) in Burlington. For more information, go to http://www.ci.bristol.ct.us/index.aspx?NID=380