What about grass clippings and leaves?

Participate in the Spring and Fall Leaf Collection Program. Leaf bags will be made available at no charge at the Public Works Office. Collection of the leaf bags will be scheduled during the spring and fall season; call Public Works at 781-3919.

Compost food scraps, grass clippings, yard and garden wastes in your back yard. Food waste increases your waste disposal costs, can adversely impact septic systems and places an unnecessary burden on our wastewater treatment system. Compost makes an excellent soil conditioner for lawn and garden. For more information, contact the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension at USM, 780-4205, 15 Chamberlain St., Portland, ME 04103.