How to Dispose of Leaves

First, check town and state ordinances, then decide how to dispose of those leaves you’ve raked or blown into piles. Here are several options.

A truck vacuuming leaves on a residential street
Some towns will send a vacuum truck around a few times every fall to suck up leaves. Image: Rob Jamieson
Housing And Real Estate Expert Lisa Kaplan-Gordon

Lisa Kaplan Gordon

Lisa Kaplan Gordon is an award-winning, Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer who contributes to real estate and home improvement sites. In her spare time (yeah, right!), she gardens, manages three dogs, and plots to get her 21-year-old out of her basement.