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Yard Waste & Leaf Pick Ups

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - curbside pick up of bagged yard-waste and leaves begins.

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Curbside collections of yard waste and leaves occurs TOWN WIDE every Tuesday each year from mid-April thru November.   

Paine's Inc., continues to pick up the yard waste.  Routes begin early, so all bags should be out no later than 6 a.m. on Tuesday (collection day).  If bags aren't picked up by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, please call Paine's at 860-658-9481.

THE FOLLOWING RULES APPLY:

All yard waste placed curbside for pick up, must be in Brown Lawn and Leaf Bags. 

Bundles of small branches and  twigs will be accepted if the bundles are tied with string and do not exceed 3 feet in length.  Please keep in mind that branches should not be wider than 1/2 inch.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE ACCEPTABLE FOR CURBSIDE PICK UP:

Leaves, pine-needles, pine cones, acorns, twigs, small branches, dead plant matter from last year’s annuals and/or perennials, thatch, and green grass clippings. 

Twigs/branches may be bundled for pick up, however, the items must not be longer than 3 ft. or larger than a thumb in diameter.  The bundles must be tied with string or twine (no wire or taped bundles will be picked up).

The following items will not be picked up curbside: soil, rocks, tree stumps or branches over 1/2 inch in diameter

 

 
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