Definition: Leaves, twigs, grass, weeds flowers, wood chips, plants, hedge & shrub prunings 1" or less in diameter and other easily raked yard waste.
No tree limbs or branches greater than 1" diameter. No food scraps, animal waste, trash of any kind, rocks, soil or plastic bags are allowed.
Packaged: Place in 30 gallon biodegradable paper bags or barrels with stickers no larger than 32 gallons or 50 pounds in weight. Close bags by folding over only; no staples or tape.
Curbside Pickup: Material should be put out by 7:00 am on collection days. Yard Waste is collected every other week on your recycle day from April until October and every week from October 22, 2012 until December 6, 2012
There is no yard waste collection from December 6, 2012 through March 31, 2013.
Drop-off: Belmont residents can drop off leaves for composting from October 22, 2012 until December 8, 2012 (weather permitting) at the Transfer Station located at 1130 Concord Avenue.
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 11:30 am and 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:30 am and 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Compost Bins: Compost bins are an alternative for disposing of yard, food and/or paper waste and are for sale at the Public Works Office. For more information, please call (617) 993-2690.
Spring 2013 Yard Waste Collection will begin the week of April 1, 2013 on your recycle day