The Ridgway Borough Office advises borough residents not to rake leaves and yard waste onto borough streets. Leaves placed on the street cause blockages at catch basins and in storm sewers. The Borough requests leaves be raked to the curb and the borough will remove them during leaf collection scheduled to begin Nov. 1, 2021. The Borough is providing biodegradable bags free of charge at the municipal building from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. that you can set out to the curb for pick up by the borough or take to the compost facility yourself. The compost facility is staffed and open on Tuesday’s 2 – 5 p.m., Friday’s 10 am – 5 pm, and Saturday’s 8 am-3 pm. The last day for the compost facility will be Sat. Nov. 13, 2021. After Nov.13th the gate to the compost facility will be open Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. to haul your leaves to until Fri. Dec. 3rd. Please call the office at 776-1125 to schedule pick up of bagged leaves after Dec. 3rd.