Yard Waste Collection Ends for Season
Yard Waste Collection Ends December 13
Time is running out to finish up your fall yard cleaning! Separate yard waste collection ends on Friday, December 13. Place yard waste in barrels marked with City-issued stickers facing the street, or in lawn refuse bags sold in most hardware stores. Yard waste is not accepted in plastic bags by recycling or rubbish crews. Barrels and bags must be set on the curb apart from the trash. Do not staple or tape bags. Bundle small twigs and branches with string.
Yard waste is banned from landfills and incinerators in Massachusetts and is composted locally.
•Shrub Prunings & Twigs (no more than 1 inch in diameter and 3 feet in length)
•Thick Limbs (3 tied bundles per week, no more than 3 feet in length and diameter)
•No Soil, Dirt, Sand Rocks or Tree Stumps (call a private hauler)
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Dept of Public Works
147 Hampshire St
Hours of Service
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
24 Hour emergency 617.349.4860
RECYCLING CENTER HOURS
Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
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