Brush Collection

Residents are provided with fourteen brush collections between April and November in 2014. Residents must have their brush placed at the curb by 6:30 a.m. Monday on the following brush collection weeks:

Curbside Brush Collection Schedule for 2014
  • April 7-11*, April 21-25
  • May 5-9, May 19-23
  • June 2-6, June 23-27
  • July 14-18
  • August 4-8, August 25-29
  • September 15-19
  • September 29 - October 3, October 13-17
  • October 27 - 31, November 17-21*
*Actual collection dates may depend on weather

Brush will be picked up between Monday and Saturday, but not necessarily on your refuse collection day.

Brush Collection Guidelines
  • Maximum length is 5 feet long, maximum branch size is 6 inches in diameter
  • Tree trunks and limbs from 4-6 inches diameter must have branches trimmed off
  • Lay branches perpendicular to the street with the cut end toward the street
  • Pile brush neatly - do not put brush inside of cardboard boxes or plastic bags
  • Have brush at the curb by 6:30 a.m. Monday on the week curbside collection begins
Other Alternatives
  • Rent a Chipper
  • Hire a Landscape Contractor
  • Take brush to:
  • The 2013 brush disposal fee is $22 per ton for Fitchburg residents
Questions or Problems
If you have any questions or problems with your curbside brush collection contact Pellitteri Waste Systems at 608-257- HAUL (4285) or Public Works at 608-270-4264.