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Leaves, grass & yard trimmings

It is illegal to dispose of this item in the trash in Chittenden County, VT.

Disposal options

Accepted at:

  1. Green Mountain Compost
  2. Burlington Electric Department’s McNeil Waste Wood Yard visit their website to confirm current hours and specifications
  3. All CSWD Drop-Off Centers except Burlington.

This includes:

  • Leaves
  • Grass clippings
  • Weeds
  • Garden trimmings
  • House plants



3 yards (equivalent of one pickup load) per day – No Fee

Limitations, regulations and other specifications

  • Do not include any wood (even twigs), plastic bags, rocks, or sod (See Natural Wood on the A-Z list for options)
  • Use paper or compostable bags for yard debris, or empty the bags on site
  • Commercial landscapers: Deliver directly to Green Mountain Compost.