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.
The 2018 collection will begin on Monday, May 7. Drop offs are permitted every Monday from 7:30 - 8:30 AM, except for Memorial Day (5/28), Labor Day (9/3), and Columbus Day (10/8).
For several weeks in November and December, 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. There is no charge.
There is also a leaf collection during the same time period. 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 13 – November 16, 2018 - All streets will have an initial pickup; some streets may receive a 2nd pickup
Week of November 19, 2018 ...All residences EAST side of Route 10 (Wallingford side)
Week of November 26, 2018....All residences WEST of Route 10 (Waterbury side)
Week of December 3, 2018..... All residences EAST side of Route 10 (Wallingford side)
Week of December 10, 2018... All residences WEST of Route 10 (Waterbury side)
Week of December 17, 2018 All streets
NOTE: Inclement weather or unexpected emergencies can delay leaf collection.
On one Saturday in January, residents may drop off their natural Christmas trees at 1304 Waterbury Road (Route 70) from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Only Christmas trees are accepted and proof of residency may be requested. There is no charge.
On the same day, the Cheshire Marching Ram Band conducts curbside tree pickup as a fundraiser (www.RamBand.com).
The 2018 date will be available in December.