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Yard Waste

To get rid of debris left from a storm:

· Drop it off at the Compost Facility, 60 Hartwell Avenue

o Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

o Yard waste must be:

§ placed in biodegradable bags that may be left at the facility;or

§ transported in barrels or plastic bags that must be removed by the resident

· Put it at your curb, but remember there are some requirements for curbside yard waste collection.

Yard Waste must be:

o placed in biodegradable paper bags available at most grocery & hardware stores; or

o loose in garbage barrels without lids (brush should not protrude out of the top); or

o tied in bundles.

o Brush 1- 4 inches in diameter should be put out with your curbside trash:

o It must be cut in maximum 3-foot lengths and tied in bundles not to exceed 75 pounds in weight or 2 feet in diameter

o A maximum of 5 bundles may be put out with the regular trash on collection day.

Note: these bundles are incinerated, not recycled.

· Compost it at home.

More information is available on the Town’s website.

Contact our Environmental Services Division by phone at 781-274-8334.

Sean Dugan

Public Information Officer

Town of Lexington