Original Release: 3/28/2019
All organic waste (yard waste) including grass, hedge clippings and garden plants must be placed in paper yard waste bags or designated yard waste containers not closer than 3 feet to rubbish and recycling carts.
Yard waste bags are available at most retail outlets.
Yellow Yard Waste Only stickers are available at the Service Department Office located at:
Plastic bags filled with yard waste will not be accepted.
All yard waste will be taken to a compost facility to be recycled into organic soil supplements.Leaves must be placed in paper yard waste bags.
The only time leaves are vacuumed from your treelawn is in the fall during leaf season. It is illegal to place leaves in the street.
Small tree trimmings 4 foot and under can be placed in paper yard waste bags or designated yard waste containers. If trimmings do not fit in paper yard waste bags or designated yard waste containers tree trimmings shorter than 4 feet should be bundled. Maximum bundle weight is 40 pounds.
Large branches over 4 feet long (maximum 6 inch diameter) should be stacked neatly, close to the road with all cut ends towards the road in the same direction for chipping.
Keep brush piles at least 4 feet from obstructions such as mailboxes, trees, telephone poles, etc. and all rubbish and recycling containers so as not to interfere with the mechanical arm on the collection trucks.