Seasonal Brush and Green Waste Pickup

The City provides residents with curbside pickup of brush and yard waste on a seasonal basis.

Service for 2022 begins the week of April 8th and goes through October

Brush and Green Waste must be placed in the median between the sidewalk and curb by 7 am on the day of collection.

Do not block sidewalks.

Collection will coincide with the recycling schedule for your street, which can be found at the link below

Collection Guidelines for Brush:

  • Tree limbs and branches cannot exceed 4 inches in diameter
  • Place in bundles less than 18 inches in diameter (about an armful) and no longer than 5 feet in length
  • Smaller twigs and branches can be placed in hard sided plastic containers weighing less than 40 pounds (separate from Green Waste), preferably with handles

Collection Guidelines for Green Waste:

  • Grass clippings, leaves, weeds, and yard plants
  • Must be placed in paper bags or re-usable containers not exceeding 40 pounds
  • Green Waste in plastic bags will not be collected
  • Paper lawn bags and re-usable containers are available at most local vendors
  • There is no limit to the number of bags/containers that you can place curbside

Contact the Department of Public Works at (315) 785-7842 with any questions

Seasonal Yard Waste 2022                                           Recycling Schedule          

General Information
Superintendent
Patrick Keenan
Assistant Superintendent
Pete Monaco
Phone Numbers
(315) 785-7842 (315) 782-2320
Fax: (315) 782-0293
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
557 Newell St.
Watertown,
NY
13601

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm