Leaf Collection Continues in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The second round of leaf collections in the city of Eugene started Thursday. Last month’s snowstorm pushed the leaf collection schedule back about a week, so the city is reminding anyone who lives in the second round collection zone to check their online schedule and put the leaves out in the street … Continue reading »

Crews Begin Leaf Collection Process

EUGENE, Ore. — Public works crews will begin scooping leaves from Eugene neighborhood streets this week. Residents are asked to┬ápile leaves in the streets, away from gutters, bike lanes and cars. In Springfield, residents are required to put leaves in plastic bags and place them on the curb. If you live in central Eugene, leaf … Continue reading »

Springfield Leaf Collection Begins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The leaves are falling all around us, which means it’s time for leaf collection. The city of Eugene started cleaning up the leaves a couple weeks ago. This week Springfield residents should be ready to have their leaves ready for pickup too. Put them in medium-sized garbage bags. Those will be picked … Continue reading »

Residents Frustrated with Leaf Pick-up

EUGENE, Ore. — A viewer e-mailed us, frustrated about the leaf pickup situation in Eugene. Stephen said, “How did we get into this situation where the city assumed responsibility for all of these leaves? Clogged storm drains, blocked bike lanes, slippery when wet. Just plain stupid!” The city actually says it wishes people used the … Continue reading »

Duck Fan Rakes Leaves into “O”

EUGENE, Ore. — It started as one Duck fan’s fall tradition, but he hopes it will become a citywide trend. Every year, Randy Rodgers rakes the leaves on his front lawn into a big Oregon “O”. He and his son started doing it back in 2001, and now he has even loftier ambitions for his … Continue reading »

Leaf Collection Begins Next Week

EUGENE, Ore. — The leaves are falling all over town, and it will soon be time for you to get them ready for pickup. City-wide leaf collection will begin in Eugene Tuesday, Nov. 13. Residents should places their leaves in the paved roadway but piled at least 15 feet away from parked vehicles and not … Continue reading »