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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Buckthorn Curbside Collection Dates


The City of Oakdale's annual dates for curbside collection of buckthorn have been set for Tuesdays, September 20, October 4, and October 18. Residents must complete a waiver by the Friday prior to scheduled pickup dates for collection. 

Curbside Pickup Guidelines

  • The pickup is restricted to only buckthorn.
  • Piles should be no larger than 3.5 feet high, 3.5 feet wide, and up to 20 feet in length.
  • Piles need to be stacked with the cut ends aligned and to the curb.
  • Piles must be accessible by a log loader truck and must be off of paved driveways.
  • City Forester has the right to inspect and reject piles that don’t comply with the guidelines.
  • Complete a collection waiver. Waivers must be filled out and received by the Friday before the scheduled collection date for pickup.

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