The City of Cherokee announces that yard waste will be picked up by Sanitary Services on your regular recyclable service day on the following dates:
West side of town (also Rock Island and Parkview Additions) will be Thursdays, Sept. 22, Oct 20, and Nov. 10.
East side of town will be Fridays, Sept. 23, Oct. 21, and Nov. 11.
Yard waste will be picked up at your normal pickup location but must be kept separate from your recyclables that are also picked up on those dates.
Yard waste will be picked up only if it is in paper sacks, boxes, or garbage cans.
Plastic bags will not be picked up.
Branches must be tied in bundles and in lengths not to exceed 4 feet. Yard waste can also be bagged or bundled and taken to the Sanitary Landfill your self at no charge during open hours.
The City of Cherokee also reminds residents that there is no open burning season of yard waste in the City Limits.