"We appreciate the hard work that people across the city have invested in cleaning up storm debris. In a little over a month, through a great amount of teamwork, we have been able to clean up the vast majority of the debris that was created from the unprecedented ice storm," said Chad Gamble, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Public Service.
The city of Lansing is making free mulch available to area residents. The mulch is made from chipped and shredded brush from the December ice storm. It will be available for pick up at Washington Park in Lansing, at 2700 S. Washington.
You must load the mulch yourself, between the hours of 9:00 am and 6:00 pm. The free mulch will be available until Sunday, May 11.
The last day for residents to drop off storm debris at the Washington Park site will also be Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 6:00 pm.
Residents who still have storm debris after May 11th should make their own disposal plans or prepare the material for regular yard waste pick up by breaking it down to bundles of 4 feet or less, tied together with twine, weighing no more than 30 pounds and being no larger than 2 inches in diameter. Debris that is left in the street, and does not comply with the collection standards won't be collected, and could be cited for a right-of-way violation.