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Richmond’s leaf collection to begin Oct. 1

Photo by Patty King

Starting on Oct. 1, you can call 311 or 646-LEAF for schedule information. You have some options:

Vacuum Service

Residents requesting vacuum service can do that through the RVA311.com customer service portal. It costs $30. You must have your leaves ready to go on the day you agree to have them vacuumed.

Vacuum service can be paid for in person at the DPW main office on the 7th floor of City Hall; mail in payment to DPW at 700 E. Broad St., Suite 704, Richmond, VA 23219, or if you request the service online, it can be added to your utility bill.

Bag collection:

  • Begins October 1 (that’s next Tuesday!)
  • Up to 10 bags collected on trash day
  • Biodegradable plastic bags preferred
  • Place bags near supercan

Unlimited Bag Collection by Sector

  • Wednesday trash collection
    • Leaves collected between Oct. 30 – by Nov. 13
  • Thursday trash collection
    • Leaves collected between Nov. 14 – Nov. 23
  • Monday trash collection
    • Leaves collected between Nov. 25 – Dec. 09
  • Tuesday trash collection
    • Leaves collected between Dec. 10 – Dec. 28

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Katarina Sophia Pace
Katarina Sophia Pace
11 months ago

Does this mean we no longer get leaf collection automatically?

Church Hill People's News
Church Hill People's News
11 months ago

Katarina no you do, just on specific weeks. Check out the last part of the article.

Katarina Sophia Pace
Katarina Sophia Pace
11 months ago

Church Hill People’s News I assume that means we need to bag everything up. I might be confusing this with just plain street cleaning though.

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