The Public Works Department will be accepting Christmas trees at 1304 Waterbury Road (Route 70) on Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  Only Christmas trees will be accepted and proof of residency may be requested.  There is no charge.



The Town’s Leaf Collection will end the week of December 11, 2017


Residents may bring leaves in biodegradable bags for disposal at 1304 Waterbury Road, adjacent to the Public Works Garage, on Monday mornings from 7:30-8:30 AM on 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27, 12/4, and 12/11.


Leaves must be placed curbside in biodegradable bags before 7:00 AM Mondays for pick-up by the Public Works Department according to the following schedule. 

November 6 – November 17, 2017 -  All streets will have an initial pickup

Week of November 20, 2017  - All residences EAST side of Route 10  (Wallingford side)

Week of November 27, 2017  -  All residences WEST of Route 10   (Waterbury side)

Week of December 4, 2017  - All residences EAST side of Route 10  (Wallingford side)

Week of December 11, 2017  - All residences WEST of Route 10   (Waterbury side)


NOTE: Inclement weather or unexpected emergencies can delay leaf collection.





During the spring, summer, and fall, the Town of Cheshire provides a container at 1304 Waterbury Road (adjacent to the Town Garage) for disposal of residential grass clippings.  Please note that no other items will be accepted.  Disposal by commercial operations is not permitted.


Residents must empty grass clippings out of the bag or container.  The fee is $1.00 for up to every six (6) bags emptied.  Please bring exact change. 


For 2017, the container will be accessible from 7:30-8:30 AM every Monday morning from May 8 through Monday, November 6, 2017. 

Last updated on Tuesday, December 05, 2017