The leaves are falling across West Michigan once again! Monday, October 19th begins the City of Walker's Fall Leaf Recycling Program. Hours will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Wednesdays will be 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. You can also recycle your leaves Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
The program runs through November 16th, but keep in mind it will be closed Wednesday, November 11th in observance of Veteran's Day.
The location is 4243 Remembrance Road, just behind City Hall, and you must prove you're a resident of Walker. You can buy biodegradable bags at the Department of Public Works, also located at 4243 Remembrance Road. The cost is $.50 ( per bag) or a 5 pack for $2.50.
Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 7:30 am to 11:30 am.
Remember, plastic bags are not accepted. Resident will have to empty the leaves out of the bags. The City will also be accepting brush at this location and running them through a chipper.