Showing posts with label yard waste. Show all posts
Showing posts with label yard waste. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Reminder from DPW - Yard Waste Collection - Week of May 16, 2022

Reminder from DPW - Yard Waste Collection - Week of May 16,2022

Yard Waste Collection Reminder!! Yard waste will be collected the week of May 16, 2022. Please place all items by the curb no later than 7 AM on your collection day,

Shared from Town of Franklin -> https://www.franklinma.gov/home/news/reminder-dpw-yard-waste-collection-week-may-162022

Reminder from DPW - Yard Waste Collection - Week of May 16, 2022
Reminder from DPW - Yard Waste Collection - Week of May 16, 2022

Friday, October 29, 2021

Notice from DPW: Fall Curbside Leaf Pickup will not be available. Here are your options...

Notice from DPW: Fall Curbside Leaf Pickup will not be available. Here are your options...

Leaf drop off areas will be available the week of November 15th only.

Waste Management is unable to carry out the Fall Curbside Leaf Pickup.

What does this mean?

This means you should not bag and place your yard-waste at the curb. Waste Management will not be retrieving any curbside yard-waste this fall.

What can I do with my leaves?

During the week of November 15th only, residents of Franklin can utilize the 'leaf drop off' areas at the Recycle Center (located at 455 Beaver Street) without purchasing an annual pass. The specific dates and times you can bring your yard waste (without a sticker) to the Recycle Center are as follows:

·  Tuesday November 16th from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

·  Friday November 19th from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

·  Saturday November 20th from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

·  Sunday November 21st from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


DPW confirms no leaf/yard waste pickup this November 2021
DPW confirms no leaf/yard waste pickup this November 2021

Monday, October 25, 2021

DPW confirms no leaf/yard waste pickup this November 2021 - Alternative to drop off at Beaver St Recycling Center

Important Message:  Waste Management is unable to carry out the Fall Curbside Leaf Pickup

What does this mean?
This means you should not bag and place your yard-waste at the curb. Waste Management will not be retrieving any curbside yard-waste this fall. 

What can I do with my leaves?
During the week of November 15th only, residents of Franklin can utilize the ‘leaf drop off’ areas at the Recycle Center (located at 455 Beaver Street) WITHOUT purchasing an annual pass. The specific dates and times you can bring your yard waste (without a sticker) to the Recycle Center are as follows: 
• Tuesday  - November 16th from 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
• Friday  - November 19th from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
• Saturday  - November 20th from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
• Sunday  - November 21st from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This was recently announced during the citizen comments section of the Town Council meeting Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021

DPW confirms no leaf/yard waste pickup this November 2021
DPW confirms no leaf/yard waste pickup this November 2021



Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Beaver St. Recycling Center Open Regular Hours - Yard Waste Only

Beaver St. Recycling Center Open Regular Hours 

Now With the Addition of Thursday -> Noon to 3 PM for This Week -- 

Brush and Yard Waste Drop-Off Only

In order to meet the needs of our residents and still follow the Governor's directive, as well as provide the appropriate level of safety to our residents and public works employees, we are going to re-open the Beaver Street Recycling Center with the following guidelines.

• The Recycling Center opens for the drop-off of yard waste and brush only
• No other recycling products will be accepted
• The Recycling Center will be staffed with only one worker just to check that folks have a Recycling Center Sticker and are only dropping off yard waste or brush
• The Employees will practice established personal space guidelines and "Social Distancing" and will not assist residents in any way with the unloading of their vehicles
• Only five vehicles will be allowed in the Recycling Center at one time
• There will be no credit card or check transactions
• If a resident needs a recycling sticker, they will need to contact and arrange to get one from the Public Works Administration Office (508 520-4910) prior to going to the Recycling Center

Recycling Center Hours This Week:
  • Tuesday, May 5, Noon-3PM
  • Thursday, May 7, Noon-3PM
  • Friday, May 8, 8AM-3PM
  • Saturday, May 9, 8AM-3PM
  • Sunday, May 10, 9AM-1PM

Beaver St. Recycling Center Open Regular Hours - Yard Waste Only
Beaver St. Recycling Center Open Regular Hours - Yard Waste Only


Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Yard Waste Pickup Curbside Week of May 11, 2020


Yard waste is picked up on your normal trash and recycling day during the collection week of May 11, 2020

Yard waste can consist of leaves, brush and small limbs. Leaves must be in open barrels or in compostable paper leaf bags.
  • Brush must be tied with non-plastic twine no larger than 12 inches by 4 feet long
  • No yard waste will be picked up in plastic bags, cardboard boxes or other containers
  • Contaminated yard waste will not be picked up


This was shared from the Town of Franklin page
https://www.franklinma.gov/recycling-solid-waste/news/yard-waste-pickup-curbside-week-may-11-2020

Yard Waste Pickup Curbside Week of May 11, 2020
Yard Waste Pickup Curbside Week of May 11, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Beaver St. Recycling Center Open Regular Hours Now With the Addition of Thursday - Noon-3 PM

Beaver St. Recycling Center Open Regular Hours Now With the Addition of Thursday - Noon - 3 PM for This Week -- Brush and Yard Waste Drop-Off Only All Days

In order to meet the needs of our residents and still follow the Governor's directive, as well as provide the appropriate level of safety to our residents and public works employees, we are going to re-open the Beaver Street Recycling Center with the following guidelines.

• The Recycling Center opens for the drop-off of yard waste and brush only.
• No other recycling products will be accepted.
• The Recycling Center will be staffed with only one worker just to check that folks have a Recycling Center Sticker and are only dropping off yard waste or brush.
• The Employees will practice established personal space guidelines and "Social Distancing" and will not assist residents in any way with the unloading of their vehicles.
• Only five vehicles will be allowed in the Recycling Center at one time.
• There will be no credit card or check transactions.
• If a resident needs a recycling sticker, they will need to contact and arrange to get one from the Public Works Administration Office (508 520-4910) prior to going to the Recycling Center.

Recycling Center Hours This Week:
  • Tuesday, April 28, Noon-3PM
  • Thursday, April 30, Noon-3PM
  • Friday, May 1, 8AM-3PM
  • Saturday, May 2, 8AM-3PM
  • Sunday, May 3, 9AM-1PM
 
This was shared from the Town of Franklin page
https://www.franklinma.gov/recycling-solid-waste/news/beaver-st-recycling-center-open-regular-hours-now-addition-thursday-noon

Beaver St. Recycling Center Open Regular Hours
Beaver St. Recycling Center Open Regular Hours

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Recycling Center open this weekend for Yard Waste Only

"DPW News:
Due to the storm this past week, we know many residents have yard waste to dispose of. The Recycling Center will be open THIS* WEEKEND ONLY for yard waste.
Saturday 8 AM - 3 PM and Sunday 9 AM - 1 PM. Only 5 customers at a time to practice and enforce social distancing.

Shared from Twitter:
https://twitter.com/TOFranklinMA/status/1251152127902113794?s=09

* April 18, and April 19, 2020

Recycling Center open this weekend for Yard Waste Only
Recycling Center open this weekend for Yard Waste Only

Monday, November 18, 2019

Fall cleanup - yard waste picked up on your normal trash day

via the Franklin DPW Facebook page, we find that the fall cleanup where your yard waste is picked up on your normal trash day, is this week, beginning Monday, November 18.

For more info about solid waste and recycling
https://www.franklinma.gov/recycling-solid-waste

For the online link to the solid waste flyer
https://www.franklinma.gov/recycling-solid-waste/files/20192020-solid-waste-mailer-and-calendar

For the Franklin DPW on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/FranklinDPW/

Fall cleanup - yard waste picked up on your normal trash day
Fall cleanup - yard waste picked up on your normal trash day

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Solid Waste mailer - PDF copy to keep handy

The Solid Waste mailer should have arrived in your mail this week. It has the updated schedule for  pick delays for the holidays. It has the yard waste pick up days as well as the Christmas tree pick up week. Yes, in summer time we'll both have forgotten when the tree pick up will be. But we'll have a copy available via PDF here or on the Town of Franklin page to go to when we need it.

Franklin Matters copy
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iuZGcAGYSZv-UsIXw1ekZ2MWR59RUHBC/view?usp=sharing

Town of Franklin copy
https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/franklinma/files/uploads/franklin_2019_2020_mailer.pdf





Solid Waste mailer - PDF copy to keep handy
Solid Waste mailer - PDF copy to keep handy

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Franklin Residents: Fall 2018 Leaf Pickup

Yard waste is picked up on your normal trash and recycling day during collection weeks.

Yard waste can consist of leaves, brush and small limbs. Leaves must be in open barrels or in compostable paper leaf bags. Brush must be tied with non-plastic twine no larger than 12 inches by 4 feet long. 

No yard waste will be picked up in plastic bags, cardboard boxes or other containers. Contaminated yard waste will not be picked up.

Yard waste pick up dates are:

  • Week of November 5, 2018
  • Week of May 13, 2019


Do not put yard waste to the curb earlier than your pickup week to keep it from the weather.

For the Yard Waste and Holiday Pickup Schedules, see the Solid Waste Mailer
http://www.franklinma.gov/sites/franklinma/files/uploads/franklin_2018_2019.pdf

Franklin Residents: Fall 2018 Leaf Pickup
Franklin Residents: Fall 2018 Leaf Pickup

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Yard Waste Pickup re-scheduled to 4/27/15

If you subscribed to the news alerts, you should have received a voice message (or phone call) from DPW Director Robert Cantoreggi announcing that the yard waste pickup has been delayed two weeks. 

Instead of the schedule for this occurring the week of 4/13/15, it will now take place beginning the week of 4/27/15.


screen grab indicating change in the schedule for yard waste pickup
screen grab indicating change in the schedule for yard waste pickup


The full updated curbside schedule can be found on the Franklin DPW page here
http://town.franklin.ma.us/Pages/FranklinMA_Recycling/Curbside_Index


Monday, October 27, 2014

Yard Waste Curbside Pickups Scheduled for this week (beginning Oct 27th)


Yard Waste Curbside Pickup Schedule: Week of October 27 and November 17.
Pickup will be on your regular curbside pickup day. Yard waste must be out at curb by 7:00 am. Please contact the DPW if you have questions 508-553-5500

You can find the full schedule in the recent curbside chronicle here
http://franklin.ma.us/Pages/FranklinMA_News/I01EE7D74.0/2014-2015%20Curbside%20Pickup%20Calendar.pdf


Franklin's Dept of Public Works
Franklin's Dept of Public Works

For additional information you can visit the official Franklin DPW webpage here
http://town.franklin.ma.us/Pages/FranklinMA_DPW/index

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Spring Curbside - Yard Waste Pickup


The last Spring Curbside yard waste pick up is next week and starts May 12. 
Pickup will be on your normal trash day. 
Please see Annual Mailer for details and other important information.

Franklin Dept of Public Works
Franklin Dept of Public Works


The curbside mailer can be found here
http://town.franklin.ma.us/Pages/FranklinMA_News/01D60678-000F8513.0/WM_00218_Franklin%206pg_rWEB%202.pdf

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Franklin News

The Franklin webpage has some items worthy of sharing:


Colored water for residents along Pleasant St
On Monday May 13 and Tuesday May 14 from 7am to 4pm. The DPW will be be preforming water work on the Flintlock Pump Station (off Pleasant St). Customers may experience low pressure and/or dis-colored water. There is no health effect. Run water on outside faucet or faucet without an aerator, i.e. tub until the water color clears. Call DPW with any questions (508) 520-4910.


What happened to the flag pole on the Town Common?
The Flag Pole on the High Street side of the common was removed for safety concerns. 
It will be evaluated to see if it is possible to correct safety concerns and if so re-installed. 
Please contact the Public Works Department with questions 508-553-5500


Final Curbside Yard Waste Pickup is Week of May 13th

Yard waste will be picked up on your trash day. Yard waste must be in compostable bags or open bins and barrels. Small brush will be collected and must be bundled with organic twine no larger than 2 feet by 4 feet. Branches must be under 4” and less than 4 feet. No — loose yard waste, plastic of any kind, large items or non-yard waste. 
The Recycling Center is open Tuesday 12-3, Friday 8-3 and Saturday 8-3. Please see Recycling Center information on DPW website for more information.


These notices were originally posted to the official Franklin webpage
http://town.franklin.ma.us/


Friday, March 15, 2013

Spring Curbside Yard Waste Pickup Schedule


Week of April 8th, 2013
Week of May 13th, 2013
Yard waste will be picked up on your trash day each of the 2 pick up periods. Yard waste must be in compostable bags or open bins and barrels. Small brush will be collected and must be bundled with organic twine no larger than 2 feet by 4 feet. Branches must be under 4” and less than 4 feet. No — loose yard waste, plastic of any kind, large items or non-yard waste.


Saturday, May 8, 2010

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

Franklin’s Curbside Yard Waste Collection will be held on Saturday May 15th

Be sure to have all material in paper bags, trash barrels or cardboard boxes.  

Brush must be bundled and shall not be more than 4 feet in length and 6–inches in diameter.  

DO NOT USE PLASTIC BAGS THEY WILL BE REJECTED



Franklin, MA

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

Franklin’s Curbside Yard Waste Collection will be held on Saturday May 1st and May 15th

Be sure to have all material in paper bags, trash barrels or cardboard boxes.  

Brush must be bundled and shall not be more than 4 feet in length and 6–inches in diameter.  

DO NOT USE PLASTIC BAGS THEY WILL BE REJECTED



Franklin, MA

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

Franklin’s Curbside Yard Waste Collection will be held on Saturday April 17thMay 1st and May 15th

Be sure to have all material in paper bags, trash barrels or cardboard boxes.  

Brush must be bundled and shall not be more than 4 feet in length and 6–inches in diameter.  

DO NOT USE PLASTIC BAGS THEY WILL BE REJECTED




Franklin, MA

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Curbside Yard Waste Collection

Franklin’s Curbside Yard Waste Collection will be held on Saturday April 17th, May 1st and May 15th


Be sure to have all material in paper bags, trash barrels or cardboard boxes.  


Brush must be bundled and shall not be more than 4 feet in length and 6–inches in diameter.  


DO NOT USE PLASTIC BAGS THEY WILL BE REJECTED



Franklin, MA