Yard Waste & Hazardous Waste

Yard Waste Bin, Leaves, and Rake

Yard Waste


Yard waste (leaves, grass clippings, small sticks, etc.) is collected for 5 weeks during the spring and the fall. Please see the collection guide for the next scheduled collection period. Yard waste is collected on the same 5-day schedule as trash and recycling.

Yard waste can be placed in biodegradable paper yard waste bags, or trash barrels that are clearly labeled for yard waste. Stickers are available at the Department of Public Works Administration Office. Yard waste in plastic bags will not be collected.

Household Hazardous Waste


Household Hazardous Waste Day is scheduled every year in Billerica on the third Saturday in May and in October at the Department of Public Works yard located at 250 Boston Road.

Billerica residents may also attend Lowell Household Hazardous Waste days by pre-registering. See link for dates, prices, and more info.

As another option, Residents may go to the Minuteman Household Hazardous Products Regional Facility in Lexington, MA for a fee at 8 events per year. 

The collection center will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please view the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Flyer for a list of acceptable and unacceptable household hazardous waste.