F a c t s Welcome to fall! In this booklet you will
nd information about DC’s leaf 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 4 through January 24.
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 learn from our
leaf season ambassador, Jake (le) to learn seasonal
tips and share your favorite leaf pile photos. We look
forward to working with you this season.
Remember you rake we take!
Every street will have at least two scheduled
collection weeks. ur 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
November 11). We will not collect on
Thanksgiving Day (November 28),
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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