Leaves, Grass Clippings & Other Rakeable Items
Leaves and grass clippings may be brought in any container. Residents are required to remove leaves and grass clippings from bags before dumping materials. Leaves, grass clippings
Brush & Branches
Place brush and branches in the brush and branches area. Commercial brush at $
Leaf Sundays--New, expanded drop-off hours--
The RTS is open on Sundays in November from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for leaves only; no other materials are accepted. Only Needham residents with a valid sticker attached to their vehicle are permitted. Landscapers and contractors are not permitted on Leaf Sundays.
- November 3
- November 10
- November 17
- November 24
Christmas trees should be placed in Christmas tree pile. Remove all decorations from trees. Remove trees from tree bags.
Wreaths are not accepted for composting as they contain too much wire. Place in Yellow Bag with trash for disposal.
House Plants & Potted Plants
Remove plants from pots and place with leaves and grass clippings.
Rigid plastic flower pots that have been cleaned out may be recycled with other plastics. Flimsy plastic pots should be disposed of as trash.
Soil from potted plants and around roots may be placed with leaves and grass clippings.
Remove candle wax and place with leaves and grass clippings.
Paper Yard Waste Bags
Paper yard waste bags may be composted with leaves and grass after dumping out leaves and grass.
Invasive & Diseased Plants
Invasive plants (such as garlic mustard and Japanese Knotweed) that have gone to seed or are likely to
Needham does not yet have a program for
Organic Matter for Your Garden
Needham's Organic Compost is a rich, dark soil conditioner that adds vital organic matter and nutrients to
Needham's locally grown compost provides the following benefits:
- Improves Drought Tolerance
- Enhances Drainage
- Reduces Erosion
- Increases Soil Aeration
- Adds Tilth
- Supplies Nutrients
Compost & Loam for Your Yard
Bring your own container. Please pay at the main office first.
|1 Cubic Yard||$12.00|
|1 Cubic Yard||$16.28|