City of New Rochelle: Yard Waste Collection Begins April 4

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City of New Rochelle: Yard Waste Collection Begins April 4

March 31, 2011 - 23:42

Monday Collection moves to Wednesday North of Quaker Ridge Road

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways, will begin Yard Waste Collection on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled collection day in accordance with 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 fishing line, tape or metal wire. Grass, twigs, leaves and other loose yard waste: Place in open containers or biodegradable bags weighing no more than 75 lbs.

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.

Collection days and areas are as follows. This year, collection has been changed from Monday to Wednesday for areas north of Quaker Ridge Road to the Scarsdale border.

From the north side of the Metro North Railroad/New Haven Line to Eastchester Road, Beechmont Drive, and Barnard Road Wednesday: From the north side of Quaker Ridge Road to the Scarsdale border


From Eastchester Road, Beechmont Drive and Barnard Road, both sides to the south side of Quaker Ridge Road


The area south of the Metro North Railroad


Monday is now the alternate collection day.

Please do not put yard waste out for collection prior to the night before the scheduled
collection day.

Yard waste collection will continue until the last Friday in October. For further information, visit or contact the Yard Waste and Fall Leaves 24 hour hotline at 654-6510.