In yet another sign that Spring is almost here the City of Quincy has announced that "Yard Waste Collection" will resume in Quincy the week of March 18.  Evans Recycling will again be collecting yard waste in marked containers and the special yard waste paper bags. Marked containers must be marked with a 2 inch wide stripe in a contrasting color 12 inches from the top of the container.

In order for yard waste (leaves and grass) to be collected, it must be bagged, bundled or in cans (loose) and placed at the curb.  Yard waste can be stored in marked reusable containers or in biodegradable paper bags which are sold in local stores.  Containers should be marked with a 2 inch stripe in a contrasting color approximately 12 inches from the top of the container.  Plastic bags are not accepted. Total weight of bags must not exceed 40 pounds and 55 gal. drums cannot be used.

Meanwhile, branches are not to exceed 1” in diameter and 4’ in length. The City of Quincy and Evans Recycling would like to remind citizens that trash, garbage, or recycle items should not be placed in yard waste bags.

If you desire to transport yard waste yourself to Evans Recycling located at 711 West Radio Road, here are the dates and hours of daily operation effective March 18, 2019:

March 18, 2019 through December 1, 2019  from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The disposal site will be closed New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Property owners in the City of Quincy are allowed to take their yard waste to the site during the above listed dates and hours. For questions or additional information, call Evans Recycling at 217-228-1432.