Yard Waste

Winter Yard Waste Collection BY REQUEST ONLY January 18-April 2. 

Requests are no longer being taken and weekly collection will resume the week of April 5. 

Leave grass clippings and leaf mulch on your lawn! 

Learn more about the Love 'em and leave 'em program. Love the beauty of leaves and grass, then leave the clippings where they fall. And consider a home composting system. Composted yard waste and food scraps can be added to your flower beds, potted plants, and gardens! 

Do not blow leaves into the street! 

Use the Recycle Coach app to stay informed! Sign up for alerts and reminders, view collection and drop-off guidelines, use the What Goes Where search tool, and more! Download from the App Store or Google Play or use our web app from your desktop. 

 

Yard waste set out at curb

YARD WASTE GUIDELINES

 

Electric lawn mower

GET EQUIPMENT REBATES

 

Christmas tree

CHRISTMAS TREE COMPOSTING

 

Fall leaves and a rake

FALL LEAF DROP-OFF

 

Backyard compost bin

BACKYARD COMPOSTING

 

Cutting branches

TREE TRUNKS & LARGE BRANCHES

 

Where does Yard Waste go?

 
PLEASE NOTE: Paper yard waste bags are no longer available at the Solid Waste office.  
YARD WASTE stickers for labeling your reusable yard waste containers can be picked up at 600 Meriwether Avenue, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

HOLIDAYS

Waste collection does not occur in the Urban Services District on Metro Government Holidays. All holidays incur a one day delay and all collections for the remainder of the week are also delayed one day.

Metro Government Holidays 

New Year's Day 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

Memorial Day

Juneteenth, June 19 (observed on June 18, 2021)

Independence Day (observed on July 5, 2021)

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day 

Christmas Day (observed on December 24, 2021)

 

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