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City of Milwaukee DPW concludes winter recycling routes starting April 6

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) announced Friday, April 3 they are concluding winter recycling routes that provide collection from storage locations on unfixed dates.

According to a news release from the DPW, beginning Monday, April 6, crews will no longer retrieve recycling carts from storage locations. Residents are to set out their cart at their collection point by 7 a.m. on their scheduled day which can be verified HERE

"As the COVID-19 pandemic has our field staff operating in smaller numbers, we ask for assistance in ensuring recycling carts are properly placed," DPW said. 

DPW also said curbside brush collection remains suspended. Brush and branches, in any volume, are currently accepted for FREE at the Drop Off Centers where no person-to-person contact is required. All other yard debris including grass clippings, weeds, and garden debris must be composted, mulched on-site, or brought to a Drop Off Center

Current Drop Off Center hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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