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Twin Falls collecting leaves for free all season

Twin Falls collecting leaves for free all season

By Jaclyn Brandt. CREATED Oct 25, 2012

The City of Twin Falls has opened their leaf collection station for citizens to dispose of their leaves and yard debris. The city said they hope the free service will prevent citizens from disposing of leaves in streets and gutters, which leads to clogged storm drains and flooding on city streets.

You can find the station at 136 Maxwell Ave. in Twin Falls, and it is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week until the end of Fall.

"The City of Twin Falls Streets Department is asking citizens to not deposit leaves in gutters or City streets," said Joshua Palmer with the city. "Leaves that collect in storm water drains often cause flooding during significant rainfall, which requires public work crews to spend a significant amount of time clearing storm drains."

According to Palmer, leaves that are collected at the station will be mulched, which is available to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis.