DC Mayor to Kicks Off District’s Leaf Collection Season

Mayor Bowser and Department of Public Works to Kick Off the District’s Leaf Collection Season

Washington, DC (STL.News) On Thursday, October 28, at 12 pm, as part of Back to Basics Week, Mayor Muriel Bowser will kick off the 2021-2022 Leaf Collection season and discuss how residents can support leaf collection and compost pumpkins.

The leaf collection team will be on site with a packer truck and vacuums for a demonstration.  Friendship Blow Pierce students will also have the opportunity to paint pumpkins with Mayor Bowser.


Thursday, October 28 at 12 pm


Mayor Muriel Bowser
Christine Davis, Acting Director, Department of Public Works (DPW)
Dr. Christina Grant, Acting Superintendent, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)
Gregory Spears, Principal, Friendship Blow Pierce Elementary and Middle School


Friendship Blow Pierce Elementary and Middle School
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