Yard Waste Collection
YARD WASTE COLLECTION
The 2023 Yard Waste collection schedule is as follows:
- Yard Waste must be curbside by 6:00 am on the Monday of your collection week, listed above.
- Leaves will be collected ONLY in brown leaf bags, garbage cans with no lids, or open-top cardboard boxes.
- Brush must be less than 4-feet in length and 6-inches or less in diameter. It must be tied up in bundles, no heavier than 50 pounds or in garbage cans with no lids.
- Plastic or garbage bags of debris, loose piles of brush and leaves, rocks, soil, and sand will NOT be collected.
- There is a 25 pound weight limit for leaf bags and a 50 pound weight limit for cans. Please do not overload bags or cans.
- Logs and stumps will not be collected. They can be brought to the Yard Waste Site, with the proper permits.
- If you believe you were missed for a yard waste collection, please call Customer Service (203-854-3200) on the Monday after your collection week.
Christmas Tree Collection
**Since the 6th Taxing District is privately serviced, this pick-up schedule does not include those residents.
Christmas Trees will be collected citywide by plow route during the month of January 2023:
Use the following Christmas tree collection map to determine your plow route/ zone: Christmas tree collection map
- During the week of January 9, 2023, Routes 1-8/ Blue Zone on the Map will be collected. The Blue Zone on the map includes residents who live North of Connecticut Avenue and West of Route 7.
- During the week of January 16, 2023, Routes 17-26/ Red Zone on the Map will be collected. (Except for Monday, January 16, a holiday, MLK Jr. Day.) The Red Zone on the map includes residents who live North of I-95 and East of Route 7.
- During the week of January 23, 2023, Routes 9-16/Yellow Zone on the Map will be collected. The Yellow Zone on the map includes residents who either live South of I-95 and/or South of Connecticut Avenue.
- Learn about Christmas tree disposal safety here
Please follow the following rules:
- Have trees curbside by 6:00 AM on the MONDAY of the above collection weeks.
- No Plastic Bags, Lights, Decorations or Stands will be collected.
- Holiday wreaths will not be collected - these are considered garbage due to the metal wire.