SARATOGA SPRINGS — Department of Public Works provides curbside leaf and lawn debris pick up. Leaves/lawn clippings must be in a reusable container or paper bag and placed at the curb May 15 to Sept. 30, after which leaves can be raked to the curb in small piles.
Crews will not go on private property to retrieve or clean up leaves. Small limbs no longer than 3 feet can also be bundled and placed at the curbside. Be sure to keep containers and limb piles to a weight manageable by one person. DPW does not take stumps, lot clearing, tree take-downs on private property, dirt/sod or rocks. Additionally, no plastic bags, and no chemical barrels.