Yard Waste Collection

Please be advised that due to a change of distributor and cost of bags, as of August 2021, the price for purchase of Compost Bags will increase to $18.00 per bundle of 25. Compost bags may be purchased at the Department of Public Works or Water Pollution Control Department.

Acceptable Items

  • Barrel size is limited to 35 gallons
  • Brush must be tied in bundles of 4 foot lengths
  • Containers must be clearly marked ‘compost’
  • Only grass clippings, leaves and brush are to be placed in the paper bags
  • Weight limit for bags and barrels is 50 pounds maximum

Yard Waste Containers

  • Trash barrels being used for yardwaste must be clearly market COMPOST
  • Weight limit for bags and barrels is 50lbs MAX
  • Barrel size is limited to 35 gallons
  • The same weight and size limits apply to store bought reusable yardwaste bags/containers
  • If using yardwaste bags, the limit is 20 bags per week
  • If using barrels, the limit is 10 barrels per week

Unacceptable Containers

  • Custom-made barrels, overweight barrels, and/or oversized barrels will NOT be emptied
  • Barrels that are on wheels or that have been fabricated in any way (rope handles, etc.) will NOT be emptied

Unacceptable Items

  • Any material left behind will be tagged and not picked up until the following week, if acceptable
  • Containers with foreign matter (dirt, sod, rocks, plastic, trash, etc.)
  • Overweight or over-sized containers
  • Plastic bags