Leaf & Yard Waste

The Department of Public Works collects Leaf/Yard Waste/Brush each Spring and Fall. These items will be picked up on your upon your A or B week, recycling day only. Residents are required to put Leaves/Yard Waste in paper bags, NO plastic bags - or they can be placed in garbage cans clearly marked yard waste. The brush cannot be in any type of bag. Brush/Branches must be tied in bundles, no more than 4 feet in length and 4 inches in diameter.

Fall 2023 Leaf & Yard Waste Pick-up Dates October 16, 2023 to December 22, 2023

Note: There is a one-day delayed pickup on Thanksgiving Holiday week

Residents may also drop off their Leaves/Yard Waste/Brush at the Transfer Station, 50 Huntington Avenue, Methuen, MA

Transfer Station Extended Hours

  • Monday: 7 am to 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7 am to 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 7 am to 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 7 am to 2:00 pm
  • Friday: 7 am to 2:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8 am to 2:30 pm
  • Sunday: CLOSED

For further assistance, call the Department of Public Works at 978-983-8545