Residential Yard Waste Disposal Policy


Residents may dispose of leaves at the Hampton Bays, Westhampton, and North Sea recycling facilities year round, without paying a fee. Leaves must be loose or removed from bags and free of wood, branches, twigs, grass clippings, hedge clippings, stones, etc.


During the Spring & Fall cleanup periods brush disposal is free of charge. 

Residents may dispose of brush at the Hampton Bays and North Sea recycling facilities year round, for a fee. During spring and fall cleanup periods, brush disposal is free of charge and will also be accepted at the Westhampton Recycling Facility. View the fee schedules and cleanup periods. Brush may contain branches up to 3 inches in diameter, but must be free of larger pieces of wood and grass clippings.

Excluded Materials

The town does not ever accept grass clippings, land-clearing debris, stumps, logs, trees, animal waste, and brush over 3 inches in diameter.

Please, no mixed loads. Leaves and brush must be kept separate.

Yard Waste Disposal Area

The Yard Waste Disposal area is open when the Recycling Center opens, but closes promptly at 3:30 p.m. For more information on environmentally sustainable yard waste disposal options, visit the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s website.