Large Branch & Heavy Wood Collection

Mondays, weekly beginning Monday, March 25 through the week of October 16, 2019, weather permitting.  

Click on this link: 2019 River Vale Recycling Calendar (PDF) which includes Large Branch & Heavy Wood chipping collection or click on the "Recycle Coach APP" tab to the left to utilize this new and helpful recycling tool!  

No Collection

There will be no collection of large branches and heavy woods on the following dates:

  • Memorial Day, May 27
  • Labor Day, September 2

They will be collected the following Tuesday of these weeks.


Please observe the following rules:

Large Branches

  • Branches must be over 2 inches in diameter.
  • Branches must be cut to between 4-10 feet in length
  • Place cut end facing the roadway.
  • Do not place branches in the roadway or blocking fire hydrants.

Heavy Wood

  • Wood must not to exceed 75 pounds in weight.
  • Tree trunks, fire wood, roots or root balls, etc. are the only acceptable woods.
  • Place by the curb by 7 a.m. each Monday.