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Leaves, grass & yard trimmings

Disposal options

Except for special leaf drop-off events, leaves and yard trimmings are currently accepted only at Green Mountain Compost, at the Burlington Electric Department’s McNeil Waste Wood Yard by appointment only and select CSWD Drop-Off Centers. This includes:

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


One pickup load per day for no fee.

Limitations, regulations and other specifications

  • Don’t 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.