NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. The New Rochelle Department of Public Works will start collecting yard waste on Tuesday and continue until the second Friday in October, the city said.
To be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on the scheduled collection day, 6 a.m. during summer months, in accordance with the following guidelines:
- Brush and branches no longer than 4 feet with a diameter of no more than 3 inches, tied in bundles, will be collected. Residents are advised to not tie with fishing line, tape or metal wire.
- Grass, twigs, leaves and other loose yard waste must be placed in open containers or biodegradable bags weighing no more than 75 pounds.
- Logs, stumps, stones, dirt, fruit, seaweed, clumps of grass, treated wood chips, rootballs, acorns and other large debris will not be collected and must be disposed of by the homeowner.
The pickup schedule is:
Tuesday: The north side of the Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line to Eastchester Road, Beechmont Drive and Barnard Road.
Wednesday: The north side of Quaker Ridge Road to the Scarsdale border.
Thursday: Eastchester Road, Beechmont Drive and Barnard Road, both sides, to the south side of Quaker Ridge Road.
Friday: The area south of the Metro-North Railroad tracks.
When a holiday occurs on any of the collection days, yard waste pickup will take place on Monday. It is requested that items are put out for collection the night before the scheduled collection day.
For more information, visit the city Bureau of Streets and Highways website or call the yard waste and fall leaves 24-hour hotline at (914) 654-6510.
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