Fall Mulch Giveaway Until Oct. 31 / Bulk Leaf Collection Begins Oct. 19

flyer showing picture of mulch and test saying the program begins september 3Mulch Giveaway

The City of Hendersonville has scheduled its seasonal mulch giveaway program to begin on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Mulch will be available for pick up on Thursdays and Fridays from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm and on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon. This schedule will occur until October 31, 2020, or until the material is gone.

The mulch will be distributed at the old Wastewater Treatment Plant located at 80 Balfour Rd. in Hendersonville. The Public Works Department will have a staff member on-site to operate the backhoe and load the material.

For questions about this program, please contact the Public Works Department at (828) 697-3084.

 

Fall Bulk Leaf Collection

On October 19, 2020, the City of Hendersonville will begin their fall bulk leaf collection service for City residents. Bulk leaf collection will continue throughout the season and conclude on December 31.

During bulk leaf collection, City residents should pile loose leaves as close to the street, curb, or sidewalk as possible without placing the leaves in the roadway or on the sidewalk. Leaves should not be bagged by City of Hendersonville residents.

Residents can help prevent safety hazards by keeping leaf piles out of the sidewalks. Obstructed sidewalks may force people to walk into the street and pose a danger for pedestrians and motorists. Keeping leaf piles out of the roadways and sidewalks also helps prevent debris from being washed into the storm drains which can cause flooding.
 shapes of fall leaves
The bulk leaf collection process is separate from brush collection crews; therefore, residents will need to keep their brush and leaves in separate piles until bulk leaf collection has concluded at the end of the year. Leaf piles should be free of tree limbs or other objects that may damage collection equipment. Spring bulk leaf collection typically occurs during the month of March.

It is not necessary for the public to contact Public Works with leaf pick-up requests as this service is automatically provided to City residents. Leaf piles are picked up from homes every ten to fourteen days but, depending on the volume of leaves placed out for collection, the piles could be picked up sooner or later than that time frame.

For questions about this service, please call the Public Works Department at (828) 697-3084.