As of March 1, Chilliwack’s curbside waste collection customers can now place up to 10 paper bags of yard waste, or bundled branches at the curb each week, all year round. Branches have to be cut to one metre in length. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Curbside collection of yard waste stepped up

Curbside collection of branches and yard waste goes year-round

The curbside collection of yard waste just upped its game in Chilliwack.

As of March 1, residents are now permitted to put out up to a maximum of 10 paper bags of yard waste, or bundled branches, at the curb each week.

That means the yard waste can be dropped at the curb all year-round, in addition to what’s in the green cart, with no extra tag-a-bag stickers required.

When the green carts were first rolled out, the bags and bundled yard waste was restricted to certain months of the year, but that’s changed recently.

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