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Brush Collection

2021 FALL BRUSH PICKUP: For Districts 1 & 6 only will start on OCTOBER 4, 5 and 6. Note: It will be picked up once during that time. Please have your yard debris at the roadside for pickup. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Town of Clay Supervisor, Damian Ulatowski, and Highway Superintendent, Joe Nicoletti, would like to remind all town residents that reside in Districts 1 & 6 that brush collection will be held the first week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in May and October of each year. The trucks will only pickup at your residence once during May and October; therefore it is essential that your debris be put at curbside by the first Monday of May and October. If the trucks have already collected in your area, they will not return. It will then be your responsibility to dispose of your debris. Yard waste that consists of: plants, grass, leaves, together with, shrubbery, limbs and small tree trunks that are less than 8 feet long and 6 inches in diameter will be picked up. Anything larger must be sawed into blocks an average person can pick up.

For all districts: Clay Yard Waste Recycling Center is open every 2nd Saturday from April through November, located on Oak Orchard Road, one mile east of the intersection off Henry Clay Blvd. and Oak Orchard Road from 8:00 a.m. until noon.  Plastic bags will not be accepted, if you use one to transport brush, you must take it with you.  Clearly labeled "biodegradable" bags are acceptable.

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED BY THE TOWN MAY BE ACCEPTED AT THE LEY CREEK TRANSFER STATION: Please refer all questions to Operation Separation at (315) 453-2870.


For all districts: Clay Highway Garage Disposal Facility located at 4483 Route 31 has drop off for heavy appliances (excluding those with freon) and metal items. The facility is open every 2nd Saturday from April through November from 8:00 a.m. until noon. Clay residents can drop off heavy appliances, excluding those containing Freon, and metal only items.

For questions, call the Highway Department at (315) 652-3800. For more information on disposal programs, contact the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency's website at