Yard Waste & Junk Pickup Guidelines

Yard Waste

Accepted yard waste collection items:

  • Leaves, twigs, straw, pine needles
  • Shrubbery trimminbgs
  • Wood Ash
  • Branches (less than 2 inch diameter, cut into 4 foot lengths, tied into bundles with twine)
  • Contained in reusable containers, paper yard waste bags, or compostable bags (must meet ASTM D6400 Standards)

Pick up yard waste stickers for labeling your reusable containers at 600 Meriwether Avenue, Monday thru Friday, 8AM - 5PM.

Items we won't collect with yard waste:

  • Dirt
  • Rocks
  • Gravel
  • Plastic Debris
  • Plastic Bags
  • Large limbs and tree stumps

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Junk & Bulk Trash Disposal   

Bulky items are collected 3 times a year in the Urban Services District 

You don't have to wait! Jefferson County residents may, at any time during the year, drop off up to three bulky household items free of charge at the Waste Reduction Center, 636 Meriwether Avenue. (Examples of household items: appliance, mattress, sofa, etc.) Check the website for more details. 

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