Brush / Branch Pickup

Brush and Branch Collection will begin Monday, April 5, 2021 and will end Friday, December 3, 2021.

Residents can schedule a brush/branch curbside pickup by calling the Public Works Department at (860) 584-6125. Brush/branch collections are scheduled for Wednesdays. During holiday weeks, brush/branch collections are done on Thursday.

We do not pick up brush/branches in the winter. You may make a brush/branch collection appointment during Yard Waste season (typically the first week of April through mid-November, weather-permitting, and sometimes extended into December). The 2021 yard waste season will begin Monday, April 5, 2021 and will run through Friday, December 3, 2021 (weather-permitting, subject to change). 

Branches must be less than six inches in diameter and cut to maximum 4-foot lengths. The total brush/branch pile cannot exceed 4 ft. x 4 ft. x 4 ft. (length x width x height). Branches/brush must be tied in secure bundles that one person can lift.

Please do not place brush/branches at the curb until 24 hours before your scheduled collection date. Brush/branches need to be at the curb for 6:00 a.m. on your appointment date.

Sorry, we cannot collect loose piles of brush/branches.

Request a brush/branch collection online

Transfer Station

Brush and branches fitting the above description, and any other yard waste, can always be brought by city residents to the city’s Solid Waste Transfer Station with a residential permit.