Yard Waste

yard waste

Yard Waste Pick-UP Program (Leaves, Grass, and Small Bundled Branches)

Will be picked up at the curb on your regular rubbish collection day during the following weeks in the Spring of 2018:

                                    April 9 - April 13
                                    April 23 - April 27
                                    May 7 - May 11

Yard waste must be in the 30 gallon paper lawn & leaf bags and lined up at the curb by 7:00 A.M.

Small branches will also be collected if:

     They are no larger than 3 inches in diameter

     Cut into four foot lengths

     Securely tied into bundles


Yard Waste Drop-OFF Program (Leaves & Grass ONLY)

Where:   Municipal Garage, 211 South Street, Shrewsbury

Time:      7:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

When:    SATURDAY, June 9
               SATURDAY, July 14
               SATURDAY, August 11
               SATURDAY, September 8

     No Brush allowed.

     Do Not leave any yard waste when the garage is closed.

     Be prepared to show proof of residency.


Yard waste is picked up at each residence 3 times in the Spring and 4 times in the Fall. During these times, the following are accepted:

When there are no pick-up or drop-off dates announced, residents can contact any landscaping company for information and pricing on disposal.


If you have branches, limbs, or stumps, you will have to secure a licensed contractor for the proper removal of wood.

The Town of Shrewsbury is Asian Long-horned Beetle (ALB) zoned, so the handling of wood must be taken with extreme care. View a list of ALB Licensed Contractors (PDF) who can properly dispose of wood.

Please visit Don't Move Firewood, it Bugs me website for more information.