Yard Waste - Town of Middletown, Delaware

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Yard Waste

Yard Waste Collection

What is Yard Waste?

   Yard waste includes things such as grass clippings, leaves, brush, shrubs, garden material, pruning and clippings from trees and Christmas trees. 

  The Town of Middletown is no longer able to collect grass clippings or other yard waste on the streets. Residents should use their Yard Waste container, in which all yard waste (especially grass clippings) should be placed. This container is bright yellow with a green lid. 

  The Town of Middletown Streets Department will continue to collect branches and leaves that don't fit into the yard waste container, on a regular, weekly collection schedule. Please attempt to place as much yard waste in your yard waste container each week (especially since your trash bill pays for this service). Call Middletown Public Works at 378-2211 to arrange a large debris pick-up.

  Yard waste DOES NOT INCLUDE: root ball from shrubs and plants or dirt, potting soil and/or sod. 

  Place yard waste loosely into the yard waste cart and include: small branches, household plants, grass clippings, and leaves.

  NO plastics of any kind.  DO NOT USE PLASTIC BAGS FOR ANY YARD WASTE!  

  Extra quantities of yard waste can be put next to the cart in a marked container for pick-up.  Paper Leaf Bags are acceptable.  NO PLASTIC BAGS

  Also, organics should NO LONGER be placed in the yard waste bin. (We apologize, but the organics collection center was shut down, so we had to find a new location to accept yard waste only -- no food or other organic wastes included). If our streets department comes across these items on the street, they will be left on the street. Questions about yard waste? Call 378-2211.

   Click here to view the Yard Waste Collection Schedule