Yard waste includes brush, small twigs, branches, limbs, and leaves. We pick up yard waste once a month from April through October.
City of Syracuse residents can drop off yard waste any time of the year at the Department of Public Works self-drop off site, located at 1200 Canal St. Ext. during the following hours:
We pick up construction debris twice a year, in May and September. Residents should look at the City Service Guide to find their set-out dates for construction debris. These dates are based on the quadrant you live in.
Note: Those living in the Northeast Quadrant should set-out their pick-ups by the last week of April and August. This allows enough time for the City to begin with that quadrant in May and September.
If you used a contractor, they are required to remove any construction debris themselves by taking it to a dump. If they don’t, you may get a fine.
2023 Yard Waste & Construction Debris Map(PDF, 822KB)
Download this year's copy of the city services guide.