FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Carbondale’s Special Seasonal Leaf Collection Program
will be offered during November, December, and January. Calls for the vacuum collection service will be accepted from November 1, 2023, through January 31, 2024. The fee during this Special Program period is $25.00 for each collection (the regular fee for vacuum leaf collection is $35.00).
City of Carbondale Residents desiring to participate in the program should first rake their leaves to the curbside or street side (please be sure not to block streets, sidewalks, ditches, or gutters); then call the Maintenance and Environmental Services Office at 618-457-3275 and request a vacuum leaf collection.
Calls for service will be accepted 24 hours a day by leaving a message at the above number. Please leave your Name, Address, and Telephone Number and identify your request as “vacuum leaf collection.” If you would like to speak to someone directly, please call between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The City’s Landscape Waste Bag & Bundle program will continue as usual, with regular pickups on Wednesdays. Those desiring a collection of bagged leaves and grass, or bundles of brush, may continue placing their landscape waste in paper landscape waste bags or tied bundles and purchase and affix one sticker to each bag or bundle. Once you place the bags or bundles curbside, please call the number listed above and leave your Address along with your request for “Bag and Bundle” or “Landscape Waste Collection,” we will schedule you for the following Wednesday.
“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open…for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”
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