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Green Waste Recycling

Green Waste Recycling

Place loose green waste materials in the green waste cart (grey cart with brown lid). Set cart out for collection with your trash and recycling carts on collection day. DO NOT BAG YOUR GREEN WASTE. Please make sure the lid is closed and the opening faces the street.

Grass clippings must always go in the green waste cart and never in the street.

Acceptable Materials for Green Waste Cart:

  • Grass
  • Weeds
  • Green plants
  • Tree limbs
  • Wood chips
  • Dead plants
  • Brush
  • Garden trimmings
  • Leaves

Non-Acceptable Materials for Green Waste Cart:

  • Branches that do not allow the lid to close completely, more than 6 inches in diameter or weighing more than 50 lbs.
  • Tree stumps
  • Bamboo
  • Soil
  • Dirt
  • Rocks
  • Concrete
  • Asphalt
  • Plastic bags
  • Animal waste
  • Palm tree branches
  • Painted wood
  • Treated wood
  • Fencing

Green Waste Recycling – Weekly and Monthly Street Pile Collection
From Feb 2nd through October 31st, Waste Management will provide monthly green waste street pile collection along with weekly green waste cart collection.

From November 1st through February 1st, Waste Management will provide weekly green waste street pile collection along with weekly green waste cart collection.

Woodland residents are asked to fill their green waste carts first before placing their green waste in the street.

Please remember: Grass clippings MUST NEVER GO IN THE STREET and MUST ALWAYS GO IN THE CART.

Residents may place their green waste out on the street up to seven days prior to their collection date. Please see calendar provided with cart, on back page of quarterly newsletter or call Customer Service for clarification of the service date for your neighborhood.

Weekly and Monthly Street Pile Collection Green Waste Calendar/Map
To view the map and schedule for your area click here.

Acceptable Materials for monthly Green Waste Street Piles:

  • Weeds
  • Green plants
  • Tree limbs
  • Wood chips
  • Dead plants
  • Brush
  • Garden trimmings
  • Leaves

Non-Acceptable Materials for monthly Green Waste Street Piles:

  • Branches longer than 5 feet in length, more than 6 inches in diameter or weighing more than 50 lbs.
  • Tree stumps
  • Bamboo
  • Soil
  • Dirt
  • Rocks
  • Concrete
  • Asphalt
  • Plastic bags
  • Animal waste
  • Palm tree branches
  • Painted wood
  • Treated wood
  • Fencing

Leaf Drop Season – Nov. 1, 2012 – Feb. 1, 2013

Monthly Pile Collection
To view the map and schedule for your area click here.

Composting
Compost your food scraps and yard trimmings to make your garden grow! For more information, visit www.calrecycle.ca.gov/organics/homecompost/ and/or the yolocounty.org websites.

Holiday Tree Recycling
Beginning December 26 and ending January 15, Waste Management will collect holiday trees free of charge. Trees must be stripped of all ornaments, garlands, tinsel, flocking, stands. If you place your tree in your cart, it is serviced on cart service day. If trees are placed on the street, it is serviced on their street pile pickup day.

Trees not meeting these guide lines, (such as flocked trees) will not be picked up for recycling.