Update: Yard Waste Collection

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The curbside collection of yard waste within the Town of Cumberland on a bi-weekly basis will end on September 27, 2019.  However, yard waste collection will continue on a weekly basis beginning on October 7.

The curbside collection of yard waste within the Town of Cumberland on a bi-weekly basis will end on September 27, 2019.  However, yard waste collection will continue on a weekly basis beginning on October 7, 2019 for the fall collection season.  The townwide collection of yard waste every week will continue until December 13, 2019.  Residents are reminded that yard waste is not accepted at the Kent Street Highway Garage facility.

Residents are reminded that yard waste is collected on the same day as your trash and recycling, but with a separate collection truck. Yard waste is only accepted if placed in brown paper biodegradable lawn bags, or small bundles of branches, no larger than 2 inches in diameter, and limited to 3 feet in length. Yard waste in cans or plastic bags, will not be collected.

Yard waste is defined as leaves, grass clippings, vegetation, and small branches. No trash, stones, or sand can be mixed in.

Further information is available by contacting the Public Works Department at 728-2400, Ext. 155, or Ext. 125.