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Posted on: August 29, 2023

City Offers Special Collection of Larger Tree Limbs in Response to Recent Storm

Special Collection: Large limbs from recent storm

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is offering a special collection of larger tree limbs related to last week’s big storm. Requests for collection must be submitted before 7 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1.

The special collection is intended only for tree limbs that cannot be cut and bundled per the City’s normal yard waste collection guidelines. 

Residents must schedule the special collection online here and select “Large Tree Limbs” under the type of pickup on the online form. 

Residents who cannot access the online form can schedule a special collection by calling the East Lansing Department of Public Works at (517) 337-9459. All requests must be made and limbs brought to the edge of the road by 7 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1 in order to be picked up.

The special collection is not intended for smaller limbs or regular yard waste items. Instead, those items should be scheduled for Monday collection per the regular yard waste collection procedures. For more information about those procedures, visit

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