Composting Event

Erie residents are invited to recycle leaves (and now pumpkins!) for composting each November. Have fun with your leaves, jump on them in piles, or re-use them in bags for Halloween props to help us crush them! Next, bring the leaves in loosely tied plastic or paper bags that you will keep after emptying your leaves. Leaves are collected and have been used by local farms as a soil amendment and need to be as clean as possible. No garden waste, large brush, branches, or tree stumps are accepted as part of the leaf collection event (no commercial landscaping). The event is available and free to Erie residents!

Information on permanent yard waste collection at the Recycling Center beginning November 15 can be found on the Recycling Center webpage.

Save the Dates

Saturday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 14
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Erie Recycling Center

Seeking Volunteers

Interested in helping the community? The Sustainability Advisory Board is seeking volunteers for the Composting Event in November. Sign up today here.

More Information

For more information, email the Town at

Leaf Composting Infographic