WATERTOWN, NY — The City of Watertown Department of Public Works will begin its seasonal, bi-weekly collection of brush and green waste from City residential homes this week. Collection of brush and green waste
will coincide with the recycling on your street.
A collection schedule by street can be found here at:
www.watertown-ny.gov. ; DEPARTMENTS; Public Works; Refuse & Recycling; Refuse/Recycle Pick-up Schedule.
— Brush and green waste can be placed in the median between the sidewalk and curb, or at the back of the sidewalk. Please do not block sidewalks
— Have brush and green waste placed out by 7:00 am the day of collection, following the guidelines below.
Collection Guidelines for Brush: (Tree limbs 4 inches in diameter and less, twigs & branches.)
— Tree limbs & branches cannot exceed 4 inches in diameter.
— Brush should be placed in bundles less than 18 inches in diameter (about an armful) and no longer than 5 feet in length.
— Smaller twigs and branches can also be placed in standard 32 gallon trash cans, preferably with handles and weighing less than 40 lbs.