Please make yourself aware of the Town services for brush collection, recycling services, rubbish removal, and scrap metal disposal. Each has specific issues such as collection schedule and other considerations.

Brush Collection

brushremoval250aThe brush collection schedule for 2020 may be viewed by clicking here.  Place brush beside roadway before 6 AM on Monday of your pickup week.

Brush includes: grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs, and shrubs. No dirt or mulch. Tree limbs must be smaller than 8″ in diameter and 6′ in length. Face cut ends toward the street.


Package brush in rigid plastic or metal containers or biodegradable bags (not plastic bags). If containers are covered, mark them as “BRUSH”. Container and contents cannot exceed 50 lbs each.

Hired contractors must obtain a Town of Cicero permit and are responsible for their own debris removal.

Contact Onsite Development, LLC at 315-413-8704 or the Town Supervisor’s office at 315-752-1180 ext. 334 with questions or comments.

Brush Vendor Requirements and Award

Cicero Contract Award

Rubbish Removal and Recycling

Rubbish removal for the Town of Cicero is contracted to Syracuse Haulers. New residents must contact the Town Supervisor’s Office at 315-699-1414 to set up trash pickup.

Trash day will depend on your address. Trash pickup is between 6 am and 5 pm. All the trash and recycling must be placed at the curb the night before or prior to 6 a.m. on your pickup day.

Trash pickup will be delayed one day during specified holiday periods.

Trash must be in plastic bags and placed inside covered plastic or metal containers, not to exceed 75 pounds. Trash bins are required for trash pickup in compliance with Section 177-12 of the Town Code. You may decide to purchase your own or rent from Syracuse Haulers.

Syracuse Haulers is obligated to pick up normal household waste only. Items that Syracuse Haulers will NOT collect, as part of the contract, include: construction debris, furniture, carpet, sinks, tubs, white goods, TVs, computers, tires, car batteries, auto parts, yard waste, human waste, or anything that is hazardous, toxic, explosive or radioactive, etc. Failure to comply may result in a Code Enforcement violation notice.

If you choose, you may contact Syracuse Haulers at 315-426-6771 to collect many of these excluded items for an additional fee, or you may take items to Ley Creek Dump.

Household batteries may be dropped off at Wegmans or Green Hills Market.

Corrugated cardboard boxes must be broken down, no matter the size, and then must be NO LARGER than  3’x3′

Recycling is managed by the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency. Call OCRRA at 315-453-2870 or visit for more information.

All recyclable materials must be placed in blue bins. Blue bins are available for Town of Cicero residents only,at the Town Hall 8236 Brewerton Road-contact the Town Supervisor’s office at 315-752-1180 ext. 334 for availability.


For information on the disposal of large items, hazardous waste days, computer & monitor disposal at any of the transfer stations, or to dispose of unwanted and recycled items, please contact:

Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA)
100 Elwood Davis Road
North Syracuse, NY 13212-4312

Scrap Metal Disposal

The Town of Cicero maintains a scrap metal recycle facility at the new Highway Department at 6658 Route 31. Follow signs there to metal drop off. This service is for Town of Cicero Residents ONLY. Residents may drop off any all-metal item at the facility at any time. All non-metal items, construction debris, hazardous material, computer and other electronic items are to be handled according to specifications from Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency at Their phone number is 315-453-2866.

The Town does NOT have a junk pickup schedule.