On Saturday November 12th, the City’s composting area will be open at 170 Glendale Road for Northampton residents from 8:00am-3:00pm, with easy access through the back gate. Proof of residency will be required. Brush and clean wood waste must be less than four feet in length and less than 6 inches in diameter, and must be kept separate from other yard wastes. Leaves will be accepted loose or in brown paper leaf bags. Plastic bags and stumps will not be accepted.
Residential brush and yard waste can delivered for free to the Landfill transfer station at 170 Glendale Road Monday-Friday from 7:00am-2:30pm and Saturday from 7:00am-11:30am year-round. Commercial yard and leaf waste can be delivered to the Northampton Landfill for $25 per ton on weekdays only. A valid vehicle permit or daypass is required for access to the landfill facility. Residential day passes normally cost $5.00, but will be available at no cost for yard waste and brush until November 18th at the Department of Public Works, 125 Locust Street, Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm.
For more information, call the Department of Public Works at 413-587-1570 x4306.