Brush and Tree Removal Policy
Brush chipping services will be provided to single- and two-family residences once per month during the months of May, June, September, and October. The routes will coincide with your regular rubbish pickup day. Residents do not have to call the Town Hall to schedule a tree or brush pick up.
|If your garbage pickup day is:||Your Brush pickup day is:|
|Monday||first Tuesday of the month|
|Tuesday||second Tuesday of the month|
|Wednesday||second Tuesday of the month|
|Thursday||third Tuesday of the month|
|Friday||fourth Tuesday of the month|
Please have tree branches and brush out by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday. In the event that Town crews cannot complete the collection route on Tuesday, brush pick up will continue that week until the route is completed.
The maximum amount of materials to be picked up per address is 480 cubic feet, which is based on a loose brush pile 4-feet high by 10-feet long by 12-feet deep. Please use this as a guideline when setting out materials.
Other guidelines for brush pick up are as follows:
Professional services used to cut down large amounts of trees or brush should remove their own materials. The 480 cubic feet maximum still applies. Brush to be stacked neatly and loosely along the shoulder or curb of street. Cut ends to face the street. Branches should be no larger than 12 inches in diameter and should not to exceed 75 pounds in weight. Brush should be no shorter than three feet in length; no root balls, stumps, or construction material.
In the event that you somehow miss the scheduled pick up, please be aware that there are two alternatives for brush disposal:
Brush may be taken to the Outagamie County Landfill. Grand Chute contracts with the City of Appleton so that residents may drop off trees, brush, and other green waste at the City of Appleton sites: 801 S. Whitman Street and 2625 E. Glendale Street.