Seasonal Clean-Up

Seasonal Yard Waste Clean-Up

The Southold Town Highway Department provides a free curbside pick-up of Yard Waste. - Leaves and branches in the Spring and leaves only in the Fall. Please note the following requirements for leaves placed out for this collection:
  • Biodegradable paper bags are required for all bagged leaves placed out for pick-up by the Town Highway Department during the spring and fall cleanups. The leaves are brought to the compost facility where they are processed into clean compost. Absolutely no plastic bags will be picked up!
  • The biodegradable bags are available at many retail outlets during leaf pick-up season, including most grocery and hardware stores throughout Southold Town.
  • These bags:
    • Hold up to 60 pounds.
    • Are made of heavy duty, wet-strength, biodegradable paper
    • Will keep leaves and compost clean and free of plastic
    • Will last three to four weeks at the curb

Southold Town’s Leaf Composting Program - for a better Southold!