GREENBURGH, NY (WCBS 880) – It’s that time of year – when piles of leaves are fun for kids to jump in, but a headache for homeowners.


WCBS 880’s Catherine Cioffi reports

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Now, in Greenburgh, town supervisor Paul Feiner is putting the question to residents.

Should the town get rid of leaf collection and mandate composting and shredding to save money?

Valerie says it’s a great idea.

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“In the long run, it would probably make people do something organic with their own leaves,” Valerie told WCBS 880 reporter Catherine Cioffi.

Carolyn, however, isn’t buying it.

“[We’re] gonna have a lot of cluttered leaves around, I suspect.”

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Still, Feiner says the move could save hundreds of thousands of dollars a year and it’s the green thing to do.