DOWNEY - During the entire month of June, CalMet Services will pick up extra yard waste placed on the curb on residents' regular trash pick-up day.The service is free and should be scheduled with CalMet one business day prior to pick-up. CalMet will collect up to five bags, trash cans, or bundles of leaves, clippings and yard waste per pick-up. Bundles of branches should be kept under 4 feet in length and less than 50 pounds. Residents should not use their trash barrel or recycle bin for yard waste. To schedule a pick-up, call CalMet at (562) 259-1239, ext. 244. For Spanish, dial ext. 245. The free yard waste collection runs through June 30. It will again be offered in November.
********** Published: June 5, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 7