Yard and Food Waste Collection
|Composting your yard and food waste helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve soil quality, reduce the need for chemicals and fertilizers and save water.|
Yard / food waste is collected weekly. Food scraps and food-soiled paper go only in the Food/Yard cart provided by WM. Food scraps are not accepted in any other containers.
Food Scraps Accepted in Yard Carts:
Collect kitchen food scraps in containers such as:
- Paper bags
- A reusable container lined with used paper towels. Empty into Food / Yard cart and reuse.
- Other Kitchen Compost Container Options
- Do not put plastic in your cart.
Extra Yard Waste
Extra yard waste may can be set out for an additional charge. The charge applies per bag, bundle or 32-gallon can that does not fit in your yard waste container with the lid closed. There is a weight limit of 65 pounds per extra.
For yard waste that doesn't fit in your yard waste cart, you may use: