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Posted on: June 11, 2023

Organic Yard Waste Collection Begins April 12th Running Through October 11, 2023.


The Department of Public Works will begin Organic Yard Waste Collection on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 (Village-Wide) running through October 11, 2023. Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, organic yard waste must be placed at the curb in either biodegradable paper bags or an open 30-35 gallon container by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled collection day, or after 7:00 p.m. on the night before. Please observe the following guidelines:

  • Brush and branches:  No longer than 4 feet in length with a diameter of no more than 3 inches, tied in bundles. DO NOT tie with nylon line, tape, or metal wire. 
  • Grass, twigs, leaves, and other loose yard waste: Place in open 30-35 gallon containers or biodegradable paper bags. 
  • Logs, stumps, stones, dirt, fruit, seaweed, clumps of grass, treated wood chips, root balls, acorns, and other large debris WILL NOT BE COLLECTED and must be disposed of by the homeowner. 

Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers: The Village does not allow gas-powered leaf blowers to be used from May 1st to October 14th and from December 16th to March 14th. Violations by a property owner or your lawn maintenance provider can result in enforcement action against the property owner including a $250.00 fine, by the Village of Pelham Police Department. Please use the attached flyer to distribute to property owners or lawn maintenance providers.

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