How do I dispose of residential yard waste?

Residential yard waste shall be defined as organic material such as but not limited to leaves, grass cuttings, shrubbery, brush and branches 6 inches in diameter or less or other material that may be naturally biodegradable. The following conditions are required:

  1. Yard waste is collected from April 1st through May 31st and then again from October 1 through the second week in December – or until the first snowfall.

  2. Yard waste must be placed at the curb on your regular day of collection.

  3. Yard waste must be placed in acceptable biodegradable containers or paper bags.

  4. Barrels are acceptable, but must be left uncovered.

  5. Branches and brush must be cut in lengths of 3 feet, bundled and tied.

  6. Wood must be free of nails, cut to lengths of 3 feet and properly bundled and tied.

  7. Call the Department of Public Works at 233-1440 for details

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