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DPW announces yard waste collection schedule

| March 31, 2014

Milton, MA. – The Department of Public Works has issued the following yard waste collection notice:


The first yard waste collection for 2014 begins Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 11.


Some simple guide lines:

  • Please remember to place all yard waste into barrels or in a paper leaf bag.
  • Leaf bags may be purchased at your local hardware and lawn care centers.
  • Branches should be less than 4 inches in diameter.
  • Branches should be less than 3 feet in length.
  • Branches may be bundled and securely tied with natural fiber string.
  • Bundles should be under 40 lbs in weight.
  • Grass clippings should be in paper bags or barrels labeled as “YARD WASTE”
  • Yard Waste stickers from DPW are no longer used.
  • Please add your own “YARD WASTE” label on barrels.
  • Please, no plastic bags


If you have any questions please call the DPW line at

617-898-4900 and select the “TRASH LINE”

Thank You.

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