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City extends storm debris removal until Nov 29

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The City of Spokane has extended storm debris pickup The City of Spokane has extended storm debris pickup
SPOKANE, Wash. -

As the community continues to clean up following Tuesday night's windstorm, the City of Spokane has decided to extend its free emergency tree and yard waste storm debris disposal through November 29.

The City reports nearly 306 tons of debris was delivered to the two facilities at the Northside Landfill, 5502 W. Nine Mile Road, and at the Waste to Energy Facility, 2900 S. Geiger Blvd. on Wednesday and Thursday. That number doesn't include all of the material removed by city crews.

If you need a debris removed from private property should consult a list of licensed arborists.

The landfill is open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and the Waste to Energy Facility is open from 7:30 to 5 p.m. Both facilities will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, however. All commercial customers should take storm debris to the Northside Landfill.

Additionally, for smaller yard waste material in residential neighborhoods, the City has extended its curbside yard waste collection program for two additional weeks through Dec. 18.

Customers can place their yard debris from the storm in their green yard waste carts. Branches must be smaller than 3 inches in diameter. Curbside yard waste collection is a voluntary, subscription service.

 Please note that the free disposal services are for clean green tree and yard waste, not shingles or other building materials.

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