Disposal of Leaves, Grass, Christmas Trees


Beginning Monday, April 26, 2021, Cheshire residents can dispose of residential grass clippings and leaves in containers provided at 1286 Waterbury Road (adjacent to the Town Garage) free of charge.  Residents must empty grass clippings and leaves out of bags and into the container, except for leaves in biodegradable bags.


These containers will be accessible from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. every Monday (excluding Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Columbus Day), from Monday, April 26, 2021 to Monday, November 1, 2021. 


Please note that no other items will be accepted, and disposal by commercial operations is not permitted.



Residents may bring leaves in biodegradable bags for disposal at the Public Works Garage, 1286 Waterbury Road in November and December.  2021 dates and times to be announced.


For Fall Curbside Collection: leaves can be placed curbside in biodegradable bags before 7:00 a.m. Mondays for pick-up by the Public Works Department.  2021 schedule to be determined.

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


Christmas trees can be brought to 1304 Waterbury Road on a specified Saturday each January from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Proof of residence is required.  There is no fee for disposal.  Date will be announced.



For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 203 271-6650

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