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Leaf and yard waste drop-off

We hold drop-off events throughout the year, starting in April.

December 9, 2023
2023-12-09T09:00:00 - 2023-12-09T12:00:00

Drop-off events are available to Boston residents. The events run from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Leaf and yard waste tips
  • Common yard waste material includes leaves and grass clippings, branches, and yard brush.
  • Place leaves and yard debris in large paper bags. Do not use plastic bags.  
  • Tie branches with string. The maximum size for branches is three feet with a one-inch diameter.

Leaf and yard waste schedule

December 9, 2023
2023-12-09T09:00:00 - 2023-12-09T12:00:00
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