AMEWBURY — Residents are reminded that yard waste will be collected Saturday, May 2. Yard waste, including grass clippings and leaves should be placed curbside no later than 8 a.m. on the designated pickup dates.

Curbside leaf collection is a new service being offered for free to all Amesbury residents and businesses currently receiving trash collection services from the city. Yard waste should be bagged in biodegradable paper bags or composting bags. Loose leaves and grass clippings will not be collected.

All routes will be collected on both days.

Amesbury has a trash limit of three barrels or five bags, which is being strictly enforced. Any trash exceeding the limit is being tagged and left curbside.

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