From Jan. 2 through 30, neighborhood by neighborhood, Darien public works employees will be picking up Christmas trees left on the curb throughout town.
Each neighborhood in town gets two periods for pickups.
Here’s the schedule, as announced by the town Department of Public Works:
Some reminders from the DPW:
—Christmas trees must be at the curb by the first morning of the scheduled pick-up.
—Christmas tree pick-up is conducted on public streets only.
—Residents are asked to refer to a town map to determine their designated area for schedule. [Editor’s note: You can look up your street on this map: Type in your street name, followed by “Darien CT”]
—The schedule has been rotated from last year.
—Public Works does not have more specific times of pickup.
—In the event of significant snow accumulation the program may be delayed, please be patient.
—Once collection is complete, trucks will not return until the next scheduled pickup.
—Christmas wreathes, brush, grass clippings, garbage or other materials with not be collected.
—Christmas trees with bags, netting, stands, or lights will not be collected.
—Residents with valid RDA stickers may still bring Christmas trees to the Dump.
—Collection on weekdays only. No collection on Monday, Jan. 21, 2017, Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday.
—The Department of Public Works can be contacted at 656-7346.
Editor’s note: This article originally was published on Dec. 24. The time stamp has been changed to put the link back on the home page.