Brush Pickup

This Brush District is for the Town of Manlius. If you live in a village please contact your village for questions about your brush pick-up. Brush pick-up is a bi-weekly service that runs from April of the year through December. Each January there are two live Christmas tree pick-ups. There is no brush service in February and March. 

Brush Company

Brush pickup in the Town of Manlius is performed by Syracuse Haulers. For any questions and/or problems with your yard waste pickup, please contact Syracuse Haulers at 315-426-6771, in addition you may call the Town of Manlius at 315-637-8815. Sharon Lake, Trash & Brush Coordinator can be reached via email at


Once a residence is enrolled in the Brush District the charge will appear on the property tax bill every January.

Cost of Service
The 2021 annual cost for Town of Manlius brush disposal is:
There is no pro-rate for mid-year signup. 

Pick Up Schedule

Pickups will occur between the hours of 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Inclement weather may create delays. All brush must be placed curbside or at the edge of pavement in front of each property the night prior to designated collection day or by 6 a.m. the day of your pickup.

Brush Items

Collection of brush may include:
  • Christmas trees
  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Tree and shrub branches
  • Vegetation (pumpkin and apples)

Items Not Included

Items which are not to be included in brush are:
  • Construction and demolition materials
  • Lot clearing waste
  • Rock and sod
  • Rubbish, garbage, refuse and recyclables
  • Trees that have been removed, stumps or limbs and branches that exceed 3 Inches in diameter and 5 Feet in length

Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees may not have ornaments or tree stands attached.

Preparing Brush for Pick Up

  • Brush put out for collection must not block sewer drains or roads.
  • Limbs/Branches should be tied in bundles with twine or string whether or not placed inside a rigid container.
  • Branches may not exceed 5 feet in length and 3 inches in diameter.
  • Containers and bundles of brush may not be more than 50 pounds each.
  • No materials will be collected in plastic bags (they are not recyclable).

Highway Department

The gate to the highway department will no longer be open evenings or weekends. If you have items that do not qualify for brush district pickup by Syracuse Haulers and cannot get to the highway department during our normal working hours, Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) sites at Jamesville and Amboy are open April 2 to November 30th on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a yearly fee for this service.

Material No Longer Accepted

In addition the Town of Manlius Highway Department no longer accepts any yard waste from landscapers and commercial landscapers.