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Posted on: April 27, 2016

[ARCHIVED] 2016 Spring Yard Waste Collection

Yard Waste Collection is for Residents of Norwalk who receive City garbage collection.

Residents MUST have their Yard Waste curbside by 6:00 AM on the MONDAY of their scheduled week of collection, as the truck will pass by only once during that week. Once the truck passes it will NOT return.

The 2016 Spring Yard Waste collection Schedule is as follows:

• May 2-6: Residents with Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday garbage collection
• May 9-13: Residents with Thursday and Friday garbage collection

For example, if your normal garbage collection day is on a Thursday, your Yard Waste will be picked up the week of May 9th. Your Yard Waste will be pickup up any time during that week; not on a particular day.


Leaves, brush and grass clippings are on Connecticut’s list of mandatory recycling items.

The City of Norwalk encourages you to compost at home and mulch your grass clippings into your lawn.

Yard waste collection guidelines are as follows:

1. Yard Waste will be collected ONLY in brown paper leaf bags, garbage cans with no lids, or open-top cardboard boxes.
2. Yard Waste in plastic bags, loose piles of brush and leaves, rocks, soil, and sand WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.
3. Brush must be less than 4-feet in length and 6-inches or less in diameter. It MUST be tied up in bundles.
4. There is a 25-pound weight limit for bags of Yard Waste and 50-pound weight limit for cans or bundles of brush. Please DO NOT overload bags or cans.
5. Logs and Stumps WILL NOT BE COLLECTED. Logs and Stumps can be brought to the Yard Waste Site located at 15 South Smith Street. Please remember to bring the proper Resident Pass, and under some circumstances, you may have to pay to dump.
6. If you believe you are missed for a Yard Waste collection, please call Customer Service on Monday of the following week.

For more information, please call Customer Service at
(203) 854-3200 or visit

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