of Amherst Leaf Collection Schedule - Fall 2017
pick-up of bagged leaves, using the Town-approved, 30-gallon paper
biodegradable bag, will begin Monday, October 30, 2017. There is no curbside collection of loose
leaves. Loose leaves may be brought to
the Transfer Station if you have a current sticker. If you do not have a sticker you may purchase
one for $85 (residential sticker), $110 (contractor/business sticker) at the Transfer
Station, Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday 8:00AM – 2:00PM they accept cash or
Place bagged leaves at the curb by 7:00AM. on the day your area is scheduled for pickup. Leaf bags willno longer be sold at the DPW or Transfer
Station. Bags are available from
many retailers, and prices may vary – please check that bags are biodegradable.
DPW will pick up bagged leaves only and will follow routes designated by areas
Monday, October 30, 2017 : South Amherst. All streets proceeding from Northampton Rd.
(south), Bay Rd, Belchertown Rd. (west of Gatehouse Rd.), Carriage Rd.,
Columbia Dr., East Hadley Rd., Farmington Rd., Glendale Rd., Hulst Rd.,
Longmeadow Dr., Middle St., Mill Lane, Mount Holyoke Dr., Orchard Dr., Pelham
Rd. (to Town Line), Pomeroy Lane, Pondview Dr., Potwine Lane, Shays St., South
Pleasant St., Stanley St., Station Rd. (west of Iduna Lane), West Street to Bay
Rd., West Bay Rd., and West Pomeroy Lane.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 North Amherst. All streets proceeding from North Pleasant
Street (north of the UMass Campus), East Pleasant St. (north of Strong St.),
Berkshire Terrace, Blackberry Lane, Bridge St., Cherry Lane, Cowls Rd., East
Leverett Rd., Fairfield St., Flat Hills Rd., Grantwood Dr., Harlow Dr., Henry
St., Hitching Post, Leverett Rd., Market Hill Rd., Meadow St., Montague Rd.,
North East St. (north from Strong St.), Pine St., Pulpit Hill Rd., Rolling
Ridge, Sand Hill Rd., Sheerman Lane, State St., Sunderland Rd., Shutesbury Rd.,
and Van Meter.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Central Amherst. All streets within the boundaries and
including Strong St., No. Pleasant, College St., and North East St. (from Main
to Strong), Arbor Way, Butterfield Terrace, Canton Ave., Chestnut, Churchill,
Clifton Ave., College, Cottage, Dickinson, Eames Ave., East St. Common, East
Pleasant (from Strong St. to North Pleasant St.), Gray, Grove, Harvard Ave.,
Hedgerow, High, Hills Rd., Kellogg Ave., Lessey, Main St. (to the bridge at
Fort River), Maplewood Cir., Maplewood Dr., Mt. Pleasant, Newell Court, North
Whitney, Pleasant Court, Pokeberry Ridge, Red Gate Lane, Salem, Seelye,
Shumway, Smith, South Whitney, Spring, Strong, Taylor, Triangle, Tyler Place,
Wildwood Lane, and Windridge Terrace.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 East & West Amherst. The WEST area of Town includes: Amity Street, Lincoln Ave. and all streets in between the boundary of Massachusetts Ave and Northampton Rd. (Allen, Beston, Blue Hills Rd., Cosby, Cowls Lane, Dana Pl., Dana St., Elm, Fearing, Gaylord, Hallock, Kendrick, McClellan, McClure, Nutting Ave, Paige, Phillips, North & South Prospect, Sunset.) The EAST area of Town includes: Amherst Woods and Echo Hill Developments and Belchertown Rd. east of Gatehouse Rd, Cortland Dr., Old Belchertown Rd., Old Farms Rd., Harkness Rd. (west side from Stony Hill to Route 9), Heatherstone, Iduna Lane, and Logtown Rd.
Friday, November 3, 2017:
This day is reserved as a make-up day. If for any reason (such as inclement weather) the DPW trucks are unable
to complete the bagged leaves pickup in scheduled areas, trucks will return to
the missed area on this day.
the same routes will be used for a second collection during the week of November
27, 2017. Place leaves, bagged in a
30-gallon paper biodegradable bag, at the curb by 7:00AM for collection on the
Monday, November 27, 2017, in South
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, in North Amherst
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, in Central Amhest
Thursday, November 30, 2017, in East & West Amherst
Friday, December 1, 2017, will be a
If DPW trucks
finish early in one area they will proceed to the next area designated for