Fa c t s Welcome to fall! In this booklet you
collection services, including a map
and schedule for when leaves will be
collected in your ward.
DC Department of Public Works
will pick up leaves twice in your
neighborhood from November 5
through January 19. Please rake your
leaves and place them in your tree box
(or at the curb if there is no tree box)
the Sunday before your scheduled
For the latest schedule updates,
please visit dpw.dc.gov. Follow us on
social media to meet our new seasonal
expert, Jake (le) to learn seasonal
tips and share your favorite leaf pile
photos. We look forward to working
with you this season.
Every street will have at least two scheduled
collection weeks. Our crews will only come
once during each scheduled week.
Sign up for a reminder about when leaves
will be collected on your street by visiting
We will collect on Veterans Day (observed
We will not collect on Thanksgiving Day
(November 22), Christmas Day (December
25) or New Year’s Day (January 1).
Heavy rain, snow and ice storms will delay
the collection schedule. Visit dpw.dc.gov for
timely notices about schedule changes.
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