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Why Recycle and Reuse Leaves? 

Leaves are important organic matter, which contain nutrients and minerals. During the decomposition process, leaves return these valuable elements back to the soil. For many years, leaves have been collected from streets and hauled away. This approach is costly, unsustainable and wastes valuable natural resources. Read more...

What is the best way to manage leaves?

1. Reuse leaves by shredding them into the lawn when mowing.

Simply remove the bag from your mower an let the shredded grass clippings and leaves fertilize your soil. Mulching takes less time than bagging because you don't have to stop to empty the bag. Read More...

History of Greenwich's organic waste management program

Leaves: Nature’s Treasure is a new organic waste management program which keeps evolving, expanding and targeting new areas. It all started with a simple need for reducing or even eliminating leaf piles from the streets. Read More...

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Leaf Recycling Survey for Landscape Professionals
Leaves: Nature's Treasures / The new leaf recycling/reusing program in Greenwich. Take the survey here.
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Leaf Recycling Survey for Property Owners
Leaves: Nature's Treasures / The new leaf recycling/reusing program in Greenwich. Take the survey here
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What is the Best Way to Manage Leaves?
What is the Best Way to Manage Leaves?
Reuse leaves by shredding them into the lawn when mowing.  The excess leaves can be collected and used to prepare compost or left to turn into leaf mold. ... Read more
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INITIATIVE TO DATE
Resolution: On July 30, 2015 the Board of Selectmen adopted a resolution encouraging the residents to recycle leaves... ... Read more



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