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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.
Public Information Officer
Town of Lexington