City of
Madison

Get the dates on when to set out brush for this year.

There will be six set-out opportunities for brush pickup in 2021..

Drop-off sites remain available, though residents should expect to encounter lines. Check the drop-off site website for hours and restrictions.

The 2021 spring collection of yard waste is complete. 

Do not set yard waste out to the curb for collection at this time.

Drop-off sites remain available, though residents should expect to encounter lines. Check the drop-off site website for hours and restrictions.

If appropriate, residents can also mulch the grass clippings or leaves into the lawn, or compost it with a backyard bin.

Curbside pickup of yard waste will return in the fall.

Please separate yard waste & leaves from brush. Yard waste and brush are separate collections. We will not collect mixed piles.

What is Yard Waste?

Yard waste includes:

  • Leaves, weeds, garden trimmings, and other plant debris.
  • Twigs less than 18" long.
  • Pumpkins, crab apples, pine cones, etc.

What is Brush?

Brush includes:

  • Woody material trimmed from trees, shrubs or bushes.
  • Tree and shrub trimmings over 18" in length.

Brush rules and regulations for downloading or printing:

Yard waste rules and regulations for downloading or printing: