Below is the Spring 2023 Curbside Yard Waste Collection schedule for residents who receive both garbage and recycling collection from the City of Norwalk.
Based on the schedule below, residents who receive both garbage and recycling collection will have two opportunities for our Spring Curbside Yard Waste Collection.
The first Yard Waste Collection for the calendar year is Monday, April 3, 2023. This collection is for residents who routinely get their garbage collection on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The second Yard Waste Collection for the calendar year is Monday, April 10 and is for residents who routinely get their garbage collection on Thursdays and Fridays. The Yard Waste Collection includes items such as leaves, brush, sticks, etc.
The schedule below is determined by your garbage collection day:
If your garbage collection days are routinely on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, please have your yard waste on the curb by 6:00 AM on:
- Monday, April 3; and
- Monday, May 1.
If your garbage collection days are routinely on Thursday and Friday, please have your yard waste on the curb by 6:00 AM on:
- Monday, April 10; and
- Monday, May 8.
The Yard Waste Collection guidelines are as follows:
- Yard Waste must be curbside by 6:00 AM on the Monday of your collection week, listed above.
- Leaves will ONLY be collected in brown leaf bags, garbage cans with no lids, or open-top cardboard boxes.
- Any brush must be less than 4 feet long and 6-inches or less in diameter. It must be tied up in bundles, no heavier than 50 pounds or in garbage cans with no lids.
- Plastic or garbage bags of debris, loose piles of brush and leaves, rocks, soil, and sand will NOT be collected.
- There is a 25-pound weight limit for leaf bags and a 50-pound weight limit for cans. Please do not overload bags or cans.
- Logs and stumps will NOT be collected. They can be brought to the Yard Waste Site with the proper permits.
- If you believe your curbside yard waste collection was missed, don't hesitate to get in touch with our Customer Service Center at (203) 854-3200 or firstname.lastname@example.org on the Monday after your collection week.
- Yard waste that does not meet the criteria for collection, such as logs and stumps, can be brought to the Yard Waste Site.
- The Yard Waste Site is located at 15 South Smith Street and opened six days a week from April 1st to December 16th. Hours of operations are Monday- Friday between 7:30am -3:00pm and Saturday between 7:30am-2pm. The scale closes for lunch between 12:00pm-12:30pm. The Norwalk Yard Waste site is for residents with vehicles registered in Norwalk and permit holders. For more information, please visit our website at https://www.norwalkct.gov/498/Yard-Waste-Site
For further information, please visit the Norwalk website at https://www.norwalkct.gov/1906/Yard-Waste-Collection or contact the Customer Service Center at CustomerService@norwalkct.gov or (203) 854-3200.