City of Lynn

DPW Spring, Summer and Fall Announcements

Welcome, use the tabs on the left to view information about our Spring, Summer and Fall announcements, events and programs.

Christmas Tree and Leaf, Yard Waste Pick-Up

Leaf and Yard Waste - Drop Off

The Leaf and Yard Waste will officially open Saturday, April 3rd 2021 to April 9th 2022 from 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

- Residents proceeds into the compound and is directed by DPW employee to designated open bay that are setup up more than 6f feet apart.

- Residents exit their vehicle with face covering on at all times to dump their own leaf and yard waste

Yard Waste is defined as leaves, grass clippings, garden materials, shrubs, hedge trimmings, weeds and brush and branches.

Rules for our drop off site for residents.

  • Required All Residents must present a Driver’s License ID to confirm City Residency before they are allowed to enter facility.
  • No yard waste from commercial sources will be accepted.
  • No plastic bags
  • Dumping materials other than yard waste and or on days the site is closed is strictly forbidden and is considered illegal dumping.
  • Lynn Residents may bring yard waste to the drop off site in bio-degradable paper bags or in barrels only.

The City of Lynn Department of Public Works Leaf and Yard Waste drop off site for “Lynn Residents Only” at 250 Commercial Street Lynn, Ma. Hours of operation
7:30 AM until 2:30 PM (Saturdays Only).

City of Lynn Rain Barrel Program For 2022 | Updated February 2022


Barrels are offered at $79 for painted and $74 for unpainted. Barrels will be available for pick up on Tuesday April 5th 2022 5;00-7:00pm at the LYNN DPW 250 Commercial St, Lynn, MA 01905. Deadline for purchase is March 28th 2022 Midnight

How to Order: See Our Flyer Packet Below
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Select your state and town or call (800) 251-2352

• Save approximately $200 in annual water bills with a 60-gallon rain barrel.
• Help stressed trees and gardens during dry spells. In 2016, 48% of towns in MA had water bans.
• Rainwater has no chemicals, chlorine or fluoride – great for plants and lawn.
• One rain barrel can pay for itself in one season.
• You can help towns manage water supplies and storm water runoff.

• 100% re-purposed rain barrels produced in Massachusetts.
• Most durable rain barrels on the market: 3/16” wall thickness.
• Last for years when properly drained & stored for winter.
• Screen filtered to keep mosquitoes out.
• Several rain barrels can be linked together - easy 5-minute setup
• Available Colors: Forest Green, Earth Brown, and Nantucket Grey.
Also available unpainted.

City of Lynn Offers Affordable Home Composter For 2022

The City of Lynn is now offering the home composter called the “Earth Machine” for $25 at the Department of Public Works (D.P.W.) thanks to funding from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.

Composters are available for sale Monday through Thursday 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM and Fridays 8:30 AM until 12 PM. The DPW is located at 250 Commercial Street and we accept cash, check or card (a 3% processing fee is added for a card).

If you have any questions please call (781) 586-8015

Greening The Gateway Planting Zones and Tree Care Tips From The DCR

Lynn - Greening The Gateway Cities Program Diagram/Map

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