The Darien Department of Public Works will conduct its annual Christmas tree pickup program beginning this week.\u00a0 Christmas trees must be at the curb by the first morning of the scheduled pickup. Christmas tree pickup is conducted on public streets only. Residents are asked to refer to a town map to determine their designated area for schedule. The schedule has been rotated from last year. Public works does not have more specific times of pickup. In the event of significant snow accumulation the program may be delayed. Residents are asked to be patient. Once collection is complete, trucks will not return until the next scheduled pickup. Christmas wreaths, brush, grass clippings, garbage or other materials with not be collected. Christmas trees with bags, netting, stands, or lights will not be collected. Residents with valid RDA stickers may still bring Christmas trees to the dump. This information is posted on the town of Darien web page at darienct.gov Collection is on weekdays only. The Department of Public Works can be contacted at 203-656-7346.