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Keizer’s annual fall leaf haul takes place Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the south end parking lot of the Keizer baseball fields on Ridge Drive.

With the change of the season comes leaves and figuring what to do with them. They can be composted or they can be put into the green yard debris cans and left on the curbside. A third option is to bring them to the leaf haul on Saturday.

Enter at the north gate and exit at the south gate. Citizens are asked to bring a cash donation or a canned food donation to the free event.

The annual program is put on by the City of Keizer, Loren’s Sanitation and Valley Recycling.

Only leaves from residential customers are accepted. No brush, branches, limbs, household garbage, tires, scrap metal, motor oil, rocks, bricks, dirt, sod or other non-combustibles will be accepted.

Citizens are asked to not rake or blow leaves out into the streets because during heavy rain leafs get clogged in catch basins and can cause localized flooding. In addition, the street sweeper will not be able to sweep areas where leaves are in the way.

For more information, please call the city at 503-856-3561.