Leaves throughout the greater Racine area are still mostly green, but will soon enough turn to brilliant shades of yellow, orange and red before dropping quickly to the ground.
All those dropping leaves will need raking and pick-up. If you live in the city, here’s when your leaves will be collected, depending on when your garbage day is normally scheduled:
|MONDAY||October 11th, 12th, 25th, 26th
November 8th, 9th
|TUESDAY||October 13th, 14th, 27th, 28th
November 10th, 11th
|WEDNESDAY||October 17th, 18th, 31st
November 1st, 14th, 15th
|THURSDAY||October 19th, 20th
November 2nd, 3rd, 16th, 17th
|FRIDAY||October 21st, 24th
November 4th, 7th, 18th, 21st
If you live in Sturtevant, you can leave yard waste on the curb Nov. 7 and 21. All items must be in clear plastic or paper yard waste bags. Brush can be included as long as it measures four feet or less in length and is bundled.
Caledonia residents can use the village’s yard waste drop-off site located on the current village hall campus, 6900 Nicholson Road. It is open 1:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through the last Sunday in November. Residents can drop off grass clippings, leaves, and brush that is no bigger than 20 inches in diameter and less than six feet long.
Mount Pleasant offers a compost site north of Highway 20 off of West Road where village residents can bring their yard waste like grass, leaves, garden waste and brush. The compost site is open from 12 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through the last Saturday in November.