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2023 Fall leaf drop-off information

Raking fall leaves

It’s almost fall, and leaves will be in full gear launching themselves from the treetops and into your yard. And those once-glorious gardens – they start to look a little scraggly, right? Here’s what to do with all those heaps of leaves and garden debris! 

Seasonal Dates & Hours 2023

*Acceptable items: Leaves, grass, non-woody garden and yard debris.
No plastic bags, rocks, sod, trash, or pumpkins. 

Organics Recycling Facility (Home of Green Mountain Compost) 
Additional hours for leaves* only: 

Regular Hours: Monday – Saturday: 7:30am – 3:30pm

Additional days/hours for leaf drop-off only:
Sunday, November 12, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Sunday, November 19, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Note: Both trailers and dumping mechanisms are allowed at the Organics Recycling Facility

CSWD Drop-Off Centers in Essex and South Burlington
Additional hours for leaves* only: 

Regular Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 8:00am – 3:30pm

Additional days/hours for leaf drop-off only:
Sunday, November 12, 8:00am – 3:30pm
Sunday, November 19, 8:00am – 3:30pm

Please note:  

  • Collection will be in leaf bunkers located outside the Drop-Off Centers. 
  • There will be no access to other areas on these dates. 
  • Trailers allowed at these sites on these special leaf collection dates only.   
  • No dumping mechanisms allowed 
  • 6 cubic yards per trip limit. This equals roughly a large pickup plus a small trailer; or, a 9’ x 6’ x 3’ trailer.    

Burlington Public Works Curbside Leaf Pick-Up
Please note: CSWD does NOT pick up leaves 

Leaves will be picked up the week of Nov. 13-17.  Visit the Burlington Public Works website for full details.

Year-round Leaf Drop-Off Facilities 

CSWD Organics Recycling Facility  1042 Redmond Rd, Williston, VT 05495

This is the best place to bring leaves & yard waste: Virtually all leaves collected in Chittenden County find their way here to be made into Green Mountain Compost products! Trailers and dumping mechanisms allowed. 

CSWD Drop Off Centers (DOCs) – Essex, HinesburgMilton, & South Burlington locations only. Please visit the specific location page for limitations, fees and additional information.

McNeil Wood & Yard Waste Depot  – 111 Intervale Rd, Burlington, VT 05401




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