City of Boston Residents in the Asian Longhorned Beetle regulated area will have special collections for yard waste (leaves, grass clippings, small branches) starting on Monday, July 19, 2010.
· Place leaves and yard debris in large paper leaf bags or open barrels labeled “yard waste.” No plastic bags. (Yard Waste stickers for barrels are available by calling 617-635-4500.)
· Tie branches with string: 3’ maximum length in manageable bundles. Do not put branches in barrels.
· Put barrels, bags and branches on the curb 7:00 AM on your Trash Collection Day.
For more information, or to see if you are in the regulated area, visit www.cityofboston.gov or call 617-635-4500
To report potential beetle sightings call 866-702-9938