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LouisvilleKY Parks and Recreation to host two-day “Pick Up The Parks” event

Louisville, KY., – Every year, Independence Day brings hundreds of visitors to the parks – and with that heavy traffic comes a lot of extra litter. On July 5-6, Louisville Parks and Recreation will host the first-ever “Pick-up the Parks” Days. The event will function as a do-it yourself volunteer project for individuals, families, neighborhood groups and organizations. Louisville Parks and Recreation encourages anyone and everyone to stop by their neighborhood park or one of the suggested parks to check for litter. Any litter collected can be left in a tied off bag next to any trashcan in the park….

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LouisvilleKY Leave drop off begins Nov. 6

Louisville, KY., – Louisville Metro residents not mulching autumn leaves into their lawns or using curbside collection will have the option to dispose of them at one of three drop-off sites beginning November 6. Metro Public Works is offering a free leaf drop-off service November 6 through December 1. Drop-off will not be available on November 22 and 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Only loose leaves will be accepted. Containers used to bring leaves to the drop-off sites must be disposed of off-site by residents. Leaf drop off sites: Public Works Yard 10500 Lower River Road (enter from Bethany Lane)…