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Yard Waste

Hoffman Rd Brush Drop Off Center


Hoffman Road across from Franlee Lane

Hours of Operation:
July, August, September
  • Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM 
April, May, June, October & November
  • Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Tuesday and Thursday 1 PM - 4 PM
  • The Brush Dump will be closed Saturday May 27, 2023 for Memorial Day weekend.
  • The Brush Dump will be closed Saturday September 2, 2023 for Labor Day weekend.
  • The Brush Dump will be closed Thursday November 23, 2023 and Saturday November 25, 2023 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • The Brush Drop off will open Saturday, April 1, 2023 and run through December 2, 2023. 
  • Regulations:
  • No grass clippings, stumps or construction debris permitted.
  • Wood chips available at the site free of charge to Ellington residents.
  • Stumps may be taken to WeCare Denali at 235 Sadds Mill Rd. 860-871-7442 or 860-674-8855 for more information.  Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4 pm and Saturday 8am-noon.
Autumn leaves

Leaf Pick Up


2023 Leaf collection is scheduled for the week of TBD,

Leaves must be in paper bags placed at the curb on your garbage pick up day.


You may bring them to the Hoffman Road Brush Drop off area.  Leaves in paper bags may be put in the leaf pick without emptying.  


The Department of Public Works offers residents the opportunity to purchase rain barrels and compost bins for their homes at cost. The links below provide more information on each item.

FreeGarden EARTH Compost Bin - $51.25

FreeGarden RAIN 55 Gallon Rain Barrel - $65.00

Please contact the Public Works Department at 860-870-3140 for more information and/or to purchase either of these items.