Yard Waste

The City of Lewes has contracted to collect residential yard waste within the city limits of Lewes.

View the City Services Schedule.

2022/2023 Schedule

Yard waste is scheduled on Wednesdays and must be at the curb by 6 a.m. the day of collection.

Yard Waste collection will be on the following Wednesdays. Please have your containers at the curb by 6 a.m.

  • April 13, 20 & 27
  • May 4, 11, 18 & 25
  • June 8 & 22
  • July 6 & 20
  • August 3,17 &31
  • September 14, & 28
  • October 12 & 26
  • November 9 & 23
  • December 14
  • January 11 & 25, 2023
  • February 15, 2023
  • March 8 & 22, 2023
  • April 12, 19 & 26, 2023

Defining Yard Waste

Yard waste is defined as plant material that comes from lawn maintenance and other gardening and landscaping activities including: 

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Pruning
  • Brush
  • Shrubs
  • Tree Limbs up to 4 Inches in Diameter
  • Garden Materials

Preparing Yard Waste for Pick Up

Yard waste can be contained in paper, compostable bags or homeowner supplied containers compatible with Hauler’s truck lifting mechanism (Toter brand or equivalent).

Bundles of materials must contain limbs no greater than 4 inches in diameter, and not to exceed four 4 feet in length. Bags and bundles must weigh less than 50 pounds each.

Bags, bundles, or containers containing materials other than yard waste will not be collected.