The city corporation has initiated a garden waste collection programme.

According to a release, the residents should segregate horticulture/garden waste and keep them within their premises. Corporation staff would collect the waste on all Wednesdays and Saturdays between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Such waste should not be mixed with other solid waste, burnt or dumped on roadside. Those found dumping would be punished.

The release said that the residents should segregate the waste and contact any of the four zonal sanitary officers either by call or SMS.

Zonal Sanitary Officer (West): 94421-04139; Zonal Sanitary Officer (East): 94421-04161; Zonal Sanitary Officer (South): 94421-04151; Zonal Sanitary Officer (North): 94421-04148 could be contacted.