Yard Trimmings Collection

Collection Guidelines

Place all yard trimmings at curb by 7 a.m. on your service day and at least 4 feet from 96-gallon carts. No additional service tags required.
  • Grass clippings, leaves and prunings
    • NO petroleum-based plastic bags.
    • May be bagged in certified compostable bags that meet ASTM-6400 standards.
      • Certified compostable, plant-based bags and Kraft (paper) bags are currently available at Kroger, Randalls, H.E.B., Target, Ace Hardware, Sears Hardware and Walmart.
    • May be placed in an open container.
      • 32-gallon container, such as traditional trash can.
    • Weigh no more than 40 pounds.
  • Branches, tree limbs and trimmings
    • No larger than 4 inches in diameter.
    • Trimmed to 4 feet in length.
    • Tied in bundles no higher than 4 feet in height.
    • May be placed in an open container.
    • Weigh no more than 40 pounds.
  • Shredded Paper
    • Plain, non-glossy shredded paper may be evenly mixed with leaves, placed in a certified compostable bag and included with weekly yard trimming set out.

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