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Green Waste

Residents may place their green waste out on the street up to seven days prior to their collection date. Green waste is serviced each Friday, except when affected by a holiday and then it will be collected on Saturday.

Acceptable Materials for 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 no 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
  • Yucca plants
  • Ice plants
  • Painted wood
  • Treated wood
  • Fencing

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