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City of Kingston’s leaf collection begins next week

This week sees the end of the City of Kingston’s brush collection, and the City will begin collecting leaves that have been placed curbside in paper leaf bags, or loosely in bushel baskets, garbage cans or other rigid-sided receptacles on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. Residents are advised to have their

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City brush and leaf collection to start later this month

The fall weather is on the way, and with it comes the City’s yearly brush and leaf collection schedule. According to a release from the City of Kingston, dated Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, brush collection will begin on September 27, and leaf pick up will begin on November 1. These

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City leaf collection starts next week

As the City of Kingston’s brush collection ends this week, the City’s leaf collection program will begin next week, starting on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Residents are advised to have their leaves ready for collection at the curbside by 8 a.m. on the Monday of their collection week. To find

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City announces brush and leaf collection schedule

The fall weather is here, and with it comes the City’s yearly brush and leaf collection. According to a release dated Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, brush collection will begin on September 28, and leaf pick up will begin on November 2. These are two separate collection processes and brush will

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KARC resuming normal operating hours for fall

The Kingston Area Recycling Centre (KARC) will fully reopen on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. While the facility hours will return to normal, some operations have changed to accommodate COVID-19 measures, the City said in a press release on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. “We wanted to let residents know what the

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Kingston Fire and Rescue issues zero-tolerance warning for illegal burning

Following a recent spike in calls, Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) has instituted a zero-tolerance policy for open-air burning conducted outside of permitted guidelines. “Keeping residents safe is our number one priority,” said Ted Posadowski, Chief Fire Prevention Officer with KFR on the illegal burning. KFR lifted the open-air burn

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City of Kingston announces changes to waste pick-up and drop-off

The City of Kingston is reinstating the usual one untagged garbage bag limit for weekly pick-up, along with some other changes with regard to waste management. As of Monday, Jun. 15, 2020, residents will once again have a limit of one untagged garbage bag per week for weekly curbside pick-up.

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City announces changes to yard waste drop-off during state of emergency

After hundreds of residents have already attended the yard waste drop-off depot this week, the City of Kingston is implementing new drop-off rules in an attempt to keep citizens and staff safe, and keep the operations of the depot running smoothly. On Thursday, Apr. 9, 2020, the City of Kingston

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City leaf and brush collection starting soon

With the first day of fall upon us, the City of Kingston has announced its plans for leaf and brush pick-up throughout the city. “The brush and leaf collections are the most economical way for the City to process yard waste,” The City of Kingston said in a press release

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