Leaf (Grass) & Limb (Mulch) Program

In 2007, the Village of Clemmons began providing leaf, limb and grass pickup for the entire village. At the same time burning was banned.

All pickups must be placed at the edge of your property, but not in the street and away from these items by 7 a.m. on Monday morning of your scheduled week:

  • Fences
  • Fire hydrants
  • Mailboxes
  • Phone pedestals
  • Power lines
  • Water and sewer covers

The monthly schedule begins with the first Monday of the month. See the schedule and guidelines below. View the printable version of the schedule and guidelines (PDF).

Leaf & Grass Pick-Up

Leaves and grass should be placed on the edge of your street by 7 a.m. on Monday morning of the following schedule between April and November:

  • East of Lewisville-Clemmons Road and Middlebrook Drive (Winston-Salem side) 1st and 3rd week of the month
  • West of Lewisville-Clemmons Road and Middlebrook Drive (Tanglewood side) 2nd and 4th week of the month

Pickups occur during the scheduled week.  It is not possible to specify an exact day of the week for pickup.

View the grass and leaf pick-up map (PDF).

Requirements and Placement

  • Grass & leaves should be placed in a window no wider than 5 feet in an accessible area at the edge of the yard. 
  • Keep piles free of sticks and garden debris, such as tomato vines or cornstalks.
  • Do not bag leaves or grass.
  • Do not block piles with vehicles.


Limb Pick-Up

Limbs should be placed on the edge of your street by 7 a.m. on Monday morning of the following schedule between March and November.

  • East of Lewisville-Clemmons Road and Middlebrook Drive (Winston-Salem side) - 2nd full week of the month
  • West of Lewisville-Clemmons Road and Middlebrook Drive (Tanglewood side) - 1st full week of the month

Pickups occur during the scheduled week.  It is not possible to specify an exact day of the week for pickup.

View the limb pick-up map (PDF).

Requirements and Placement

  • Limbs must not exceed 6 inches in diameter and 16 feet in length. 
  • Limbs should be big enough to be collected with a pitchfork – no twig piles. 
  • Limbs should be stacked neatly in one pile with all limbs facing the same direction.
  • Limb piles should be placed in an accessible area at the edge of the yard – not under wires, low hanging branches, or blocked by vehicles. 
  • Shrubbery trimmings can be placed on top of limb piles.
  • Do not place dirt, mulch, roots, rotten wood, rocks, metal, trash or building materials in limb piles.

Limb Piles that Cannot be Collected by the Village

  • Commercially cut limbs.
  • Limbs that do not meet the size requirements.
  • Limbs mixed with other materials, i.e. dirt, rocks, trash, building materials.
  • Limbs improperly placed or placed in inaccessible areas. 

Mulch Pick-Up 

Mulch is available to Clemmons residents at the Public Works facility at 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mulch is not available on rainy days. All trucks and trailers must have side walls and be covered (example: with a tarp) before leaving the yard. For mulch availability call Public Works at 336-766-9170.