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Yard waste begins in North Bend

The city of North Bend is hosting the 2011 Yard Waste Recycling Program, which runs through October 22.

North Bend residents may bring their yard waste to the North Bend Public Works Shop at 1155 E. North Bend Way, 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, April 16, 23, May 7, 21, and June 4 and 18.

Residents must show their city utility bills to participate.

Yard waste accepted for recycling includes grass, leaves, weeds, and branches and limbs up to three inches in diameter, no longer than three feet.

Items not accepted include large branches, sod, dirt, rocks, concrete, asphalt, wood, stumps, trash, construction debris, manure and plastic bags.

The yard waste recycling program is sponsored by the Washington Department of Ecology.

For additional information, contact Public Works Office Coordinator Barbara Greenwalt at bgreenwalt@northbendwa.gov or (425) 888-7651.

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