Only Spring Leaf Pickup Day is Saturday

leaf-bagsThe one and only leaf pickup day this spring is coming up this weekend.

The pickup will be on Saturday, May 13. There will not be another roadside pickup day in Hamilton until the fall.

All leaves must be on the side of the road by 7 a.m. on Saturday. There will be multiple trucks picking up leaves simultaneously across town. Leaves must be in biodegradable paper bags or trash cans. Only leaves can be put out and no brush, branches or grass clippings will be collected.

Leaves will not be picked up as part of the compost program.

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2017 Trash Pickup Calendar Available, Includes Holidays, E-Waste and Brush Drop-off Dates

img_20160831_093034912As you look ahead to 2017, here’s an important calendar you may want to have handy – the Hamilton trash collection calendar.

Pickup days will continue to be weekly on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in Hamilton, depending on your street. All trash, compost and recycling must be curbside by 7 a.m. on your collection day.

In addition to the black container, blue bags can be used for extra trash. One large item, such as a mattress or sofa, can be placed curbside each week.

The 2017 calendar shows holidays, when pickup is delayed by a day, plus e-waste collection days at the DPW yard and brush drop-off days at the Chebacco Road landfill. Additionally, it includes curbside leaf collection dates and the annual household hazardous waste collection day.

If your trash, organics, and recycling is not picked up on your scheduled day, contact Casella Waste Systems, the town’s trash contractor, at 978-548-4427.

Curbside Leaf Pickup Dates Set for Fall 2016

leaf-bagsLeaf pick up dates for fall 2016 in Hamilton will be Saturday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Dec. 10.

All leaves must be on the side of the road by 7 a.m. on the pickup days. There will be multiple trucks picking up leaves simultaneously across town. Leaves must be in biodegradable paper bags or trash cans. Only leaves can be put out and no brush, branches or grass clippings will be collected.

There will not be any additional pickups after Dec. 10 until late spring 2017 and leaves will not be picked up as part of the compost program.

Final Pickup Day for Leaves is Dec. 12

IMG_3096The final day for roadside leaf pickup this fall in Hamilton is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12.

The pickup date has been pushed back by a week from the date publicized earlier this fall. Leaf pickup will happen across the town of Hamilton on Dec. 12. Make sure all leaves are roadside by 7 a.m. because there will be multiple trucks picking up the leaves simultaneously across town.  Leaves must be in biodegradable paper bags or trash bags. Pickup will only be for leaves. There will be no collection of brush, branches or glass clippings.

There will not be any additional pickups scheduled before spring 2016 and leaves will not be picked up as part of the compost program.

Leaf Collection is Saturday Morning in Hamilton

Don’t forget – have your leaves out first thing on Saturday morning. Curbside leaf collection is Saturday, May 9 in Hamilton.

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All leaves must be “curbside” by 7 a.m. on Saturday. There will be multiple trucks picking up leaves simultaneously all across Hamilton on Saturday. Leaves must be in a biodegradable bag or a trash barrel. Brush, branches and grass clippings will not be picked up. Please put out leaves only.