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Mahoning County townships stop curbside leaf collections this Fall

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Many Mahoning County townships have discontinued curbside leaf collections to save money.

A spokesperson from the Mahoning County Green Team tells 21 News that $76,000 will be saved by stopping this service.

There are plans to implement drop-off locations for people to use. Green Team director Lou Vega tells 21 News the drop-off location sites are not yet determined.

"As opposed to each municipality receiving a stipend, we will do a similar service replicated from our tree program," Vega says.

Vega says the four-week drop off program will run from mid October to mid November and the bags of leaves will be composted.

However, the city of Youngstown will continue curbside leaf collections.

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