Spring Yard Waste Collection begins week of April 6th, 2020
On April 6, 2020, The Department of Public Works
will commence its Spring Yard Waste Collection.
Yard Waste Collection follows current bi-weekly residential recycling
collection days. Residents must put their yard waste out by 6:00 am on their recycling day. The program runs until the end of October.
Yard Waste is
Dead plant matter
Acceptable Yard Waste
30-gallon biodegradable brown bags
Bundled branches and brush up to 4 inches in
diameter and up to 4 feet in length accepted ONLY if bundled with organic twine
Brown Barrels (95 gallon barrels available for purchase - see details below)
Bundles tied with wire, nylon or plastic (these
items harm grinding equipment)
Yard waste bags contaminated with rocks, soil,
Bags and bundled material LONGER than 4 feet
bundled material weighing MORE than
Brown Barrels can be
purchased for $73.12
Call DPW at 860-561-8100 and order over the
Click here to purchase online by credit card on-line 24-hours/day
In person at the Public Works Facility during
business hours: Monday-Friday 7:30AM – 3:30PM. Cash and check accepted in person.
Separating Yard Waste
from the green trash barrels greatly reduces the volume of trash sent to
regional trash facilities and reduces the amount of methane gas released into
the atmosphere. It’s a great way for West Hartford residents to contribute to
West Hartford’s environmental sustainability efforts.
Thank you for participating!
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