Leaf drop-off site opens Friday in Glenwood Springs

Leaf drop-off begins Friday in Glenwood Springs and will be open through Nov. 12.
Katherine Tomanek/Post Independent

Glenwood Springs residents can drop leaves off beginning Friday at old rodeo grounds near the airport, 1172 County Road 116, a city news release states.

“The service is free but is only open to residents of Glenwood Springs,” the Glenwood Springs release states. “The collection site is not available for use by commercial operators. Leaves can be dropped off at any time of day.”

The site will remain open through Nov. 12. Leaves should be removed from plastic bags and free of rocks or other debris when being dropped off.

Cleaning up fallen leaves can help prevent clogged storm drains and other wear on city infrastructure, the release states. Leaves will ultimately be taken to the compost facility in South Canyon for processing.

Signs directing people to the collection site will be displayed along Airport Road and the site is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the release states. Leaves will also be taken at the South Canyon landfill.

Call city of Glenwood Springs Public Information Officer Bryana Starbuck at 970-384-6441 for more information on leaf drop-off.

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