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No Trash or Recycling Collection on 5-25-15 in observance of Memorial Day holiday

Published: 05/21/2015 8:00 AM

There will be no refuse or recycling collection on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday  Residents whose collection day falls on the holiday should place their items for pickup on the following day; all other residents should put their items out on their normal collection day but may experience delays of up to 24 hours.

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Yard Waste Collection

image of leavesThe City provides seasonal curbside collection of yard waste.  Pickup is every week in early spring and late fall; every other week during the period in between.  Collection services cease for the winter, with the exception of Christmas tree collection in early January.

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Rules and Regulations

By law, yard waste must be separated from trash.  Please note the following:

No branches or stumps greater than 3 inches in diameter or 3 feet in length will be collected. These restrictions do not apply to Christmas trees during the January collection period.

Yard waste should be placed at the edge of the roadway no later than 7 AM of your scheduled collection day, but not prior to 4 PM of the day preceding.  Please take care to not block sidewalks. 

Acceptable methods of placement are:
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  • Biodegradable, paper bags only
  • No plastic bags will be collected
  • No more than 3 ft long and 2 ft in diameter
  • Ties should be biodegradable, not plastic

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Report a missed pickup by using Manchester, NH Connect, or by contacting Pinard Waste Services directly at (603) 413-6799, or by email.

To dispose of yard waste before your next scheduled collection, bring it to the Drop Off Facility.  Note that fees and restrictions may apply.

Yard waste collected curbside in Manchester is taken to local farms, where it is composted. 

Download the 2015 Solid Waste Guide for quick-reference information about waste disposal.

Questions?  Contact the City's yard waste collection contractor, Pinard Waste Services, at (603) 413-6799 or by email.

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Christmas trees are collected curbside during the first two full weeks of January.  All ornamentation must be removed.  Artificial trees are not accepted.  Christmas trees may also be disposed of at the Drop Off Facility for free.


Composting produces a rich soil amendment through the natural decomposition of organic material.  Learn more about how you can use your yard waste, certain food scraps and other organic material to compost at home and produce food for your garden.

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