Notice: Residents are prohibited from removing natural wood materials (twigs, branches, trunks, logs and stumps) from the Town of West Boylston regardless of whether or not the materials are infested with the Asian Longhorned Beetle. Please dispose of your materials in town. All of West Boylston is now in the regulated area.
Check our Asian Longhorned Beetle page for more information.
Since 1993, Massachusetts has banned the disposal of yard wastes from landfills and incinerators. Yard wastes can not be disposed of with your household trash. Grass clippings, garden waste, leaves, trimmings, and small branches and limbs under eight inches in diameter are all considered yard waste.
Your Department of Public Works operates a yard waste composting and recycling site at the Laurel Street Brush Dump. With proof of residency, you can drop off your waste at the recycling collection site on specific days, April through November. Please see the schedule below. In January, we will usually have a special opening for the collection of Christmas trees.
We encourage you to consider home composting, as well. You can get information on recycling/composting home yard and food wastes on the Commonwealth's web site.
Please note: the Town of West Boylston does not collect leaves left in the gutter of the street. Raking your leaves into the street for collection will result in the clogging of storm drains and water backups during the next storm. Please compost your leaves at home or bring them to the Laurel Street Composting Site.
Rules for the Laurel Street Composting Site
Laurel Street Composting Site 2013 Schedule
The Laurel Street Composting Site is scheduled to open, weather permitting, on the following days in 2013.
Directions to the Laurel Street Composting Site
The Laurel Street composting site is located off Laurel Street near the Route 190 overpass.