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The City of Harrisonburg will be collecting live Christmas trees on Tuesday, January 3 through Friday, January 6. Please place your tree at the curb for collection.
The City of Harrisonburg collects bulk and yard debris/leaves twice a month. These pickup days will be determined by your regular trash day. Residents may set out a maximum of ten yard debris items and a maximum of five bulk items on their scheduled day.
The landfill receives waste from Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg totaling approximately 130,000 tons per year.
The City offers an annual leaf collection program for the disposal of leaves. In addition to leaf collection services, the City also recommends alternative options for leaf maintenance.
Household hazardous wastes are defined as leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients.
The mission of the Public Works Department is to enhance the quality of life of our citizens by providing efficient public services, protecting the public interest with good environmental policies, enforcing codes, and constructing, operating and maintaining the City's infrastructure.