Christmas Trees!

Has anyone else noticed all the Christmas trees littering the sidewalks of Waltham? When is the city going to pick them up? My neighbors tree has been on the sidewalk for almost 2 weeks. 
JohnnyMass January 19, 2014 at 08:40 AM
The Triple Crown of ineptitude-the leaf pickup, the snow plowing, and the Christmas tree pickup.
Frosty the Snowman January 20, 2014 at 06:39 AM
Personally I think the city is too vague on this pick up schedule. One week after Christmas day there should be a city wide sweep. Then 2 weeks after that a 2nd and last city wide sweep. If you put your tree up early and take it down right after New Year's you are covered, the rest of the city can enjoy their trees, take them down when they please and keep them off the sidewalks till the final sweep.
RC January 20, 2014 at 08:42 AM
I called the City and they apologized, saying that they're behind schedule due to the snow storm of a couple weeks ago and the subsequent cleanup. They took down my address and said my tree would be removed this week...
andipandi January 21, 2014 at 12:09 PM
I saw two trucks going through my neighborhood today. Technically the rule is pickup on trash day for the 3 weeks after Christmas, which does sound like 3 chances for pickup one per week. I think it has turned into just a last roundup.
See La January 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM
Still waiting on Weston St!!!!
RC January 25, 2014 at 12:45 PM
FYI, mine was picked up a few days ago (Plympton St)


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