DENVER (CBS4)– People cleaning up from this week’s wind storm have a chance to get rid of their broken branches and yard debris.

Denver Public Works will have additional staff on hand at the Cherry Creek Recycling Drop-Off Center. The center is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Truck crushed by large tree
at Franklin and Tennessee (credit: CBS)

For those who want to put out the broken branches out for removal, there are rules.

  • Group loose branches into bundles weighing no more than 50 pounds per bundle. Branches can be no longer than 4 feet in length or larger than 4 inches in diameter.
  • A maximum of 10 branch bundles per household will be collected per scheduled Extra Trash Collection (every 4 weeks).
  • Place bundles at least 2 feet away from any service carts when setting out for collection.
  • Leaves and yard clippings must be in bags or containers and weigh no more than 50 pounds each when full.
  • Residents are responsible for the removal and disposal of tree stumps and all branches over 4 inches in diameter and/or 4 feet in length.

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