Disposal of Leaves, Grass, Christmas Trees


The Public Works Department will be accepting Christmas trees at 1304 Waterbury Road (Route 70) on Saturday, January 15, 2022, 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.


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 from 7:30 - 8:30am on the following dates:

Monday, November 8, 2021
Monday, November 15, 2021
Monday, November 22, 2021
Monday, November 29, 2021
Monday, December 6, 2021
Monday, December 13, 2021


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.  The following is the schedule for Fall 2021 Curbside Collection:

  • November 8 - November 12, 2021 - Entire Town

  • Week of November 15, 2021 - All residences EAST side of Route 10 (Wallingford side)

  • Week of November 22, 2021 - All residences WEST of Route 10 (Waterbury side)

  • Week of November 29, 2021 - All residences EAST side of Route 10 (Wallingford side)

  • Week of December 6, 2021 - All residences WEST of Route 10 (Waterbury side)

  • Week of December 13, 2021 - All streets

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

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

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