The City of Brewer will be collecting bagged leaves this fall starting Monday, November 14, 2022. Only leaves in biodegradable bags will be collected curbside. Leaves in non-biodegradable bags or piled loose will not be picked up during the curbside leaf pickup. Large twigs, branches, dirt, rocks or trash mixed in with the bagged leaves will not be accepted; however, other small plants and garden waste may be mixed in with the leaves.
Program requirements and information:
Leaves set out for collection must be in biodegradable bags and set curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Monday, November 14, 2022. Leaves in non-biodegradable plastic bags or piled loose WILL NOT be picked up curbside. While supplies last, biodegradable paper bags will be available for purchase (50¢ each) at the Brewer Landfill on Elm St., Tuesday mornings 7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and the first and third Saturday of the month between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Typically, biodegradable paper bags are also available at the local hardware stores.
Brewer residents may take their leaves to the Brewer Landfill located at 403 Elm Street, at no cost, any time of the year during normal operating hours. The Brewer Landfill is open every Tuesday morning from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. along with the first and third Saturdays of each month from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Residents may transport leaves to the landfill loose or in plastic or biodegradable paper bags but plastic bags must be torn open with just the leaves added to the compost pile.
For further information, please contact the Brewer Public Works Department at 989-7800 (7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) Monday through Friday.