When setting out your brush, leave enough room for the mechanical arm of the knuckle boom truck to operate. Stack your piles end to end or on top of one another.
METRO BRUSH AND YARD WASTE COLLECTION GUIDELINES
When setting out brush, leaves and grass clippings for collection, be sure to follow the guidelines below.
Put brush out before the first day the trucks are scheduled to be in your area
Place your brush where your garbage is collected – at the curb or in the alley
Place leaves and grass clippings in biodegradable paper bags only. Plastic bags will not be accepted.
Do not stack brush against trees, fences, utility poles or other stationary objects.
Do not place brush, clippings and/or leaves in medians or where they can be washed into a storm sewer, catch basin or stream and clog up drainage systems.
Do not include limbs more than 4 inches in diameter, longer than 15 feet, or stumps with root balls and dirt. Do not include bamboo over 8 feet long.