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Yard-Waste Collection

Residents have the option to add curbside yard-waste service to their account for an additional fee.

Residents have two pickup options:

Trash bin in front of a house

Weekly Yard-Waste Collection ($10 per month)

Residents will receive weekly yard-waste pickup starting the first week of March through the last week in December. Residents can rent a yard-waste cart for an additional $3 per month or choose to use brown paper yard-waste bags. There is a weekly limit of 15 bags. Cancellations for weekly yard waste service are only accepted between Jan. 1 and Feb. 28 each year.

lawn debris and maintenance bags on curb near road or street

Per Bag Service ($4 per bag)

Residents who don’t have monthly service, but wish to use the yard-waste, per-bag service, will need to schedule a pickup by calling (636) 639-2049. One-time pickup requires a three-bag minimum at a rate of $4 per bag. This service must be scheduled a minimum of two business days before a resident’s weekly solid waste collection day. Yard waste will need to be placed in paper lawn/leaf yard-waste bags and placed at the curb by 6 a.m.

More Info

Yard-waste collections begin the first full week in March and continue through the last week of Dec. each year. Cancellations are accepted between Jan. 1, 2024, and Feb. 28, 2024. Residents who do not wish to cancel service will automatically receive yard-waste collection again beginning March 6, 2024. Residents who receive yard-waste pickup should set yard waste out on the same day they set out solid waste and recycling. Everything should be placed at the curb on the evening before your scheduled collection (or no later than 6 a.m. on your collection day).

Personal Yard-Waste Carts

If residents prefer to provide their own yard-waste cart, it must be clearly marked with  “Yard-Waste-Only” stickers on the top and both sides of the cart. Residents can request “Yard-Waste-Only” stickers by calling Public Works at (636) 639-2049. We encourage residents to rent a yard-waste cart. However, a personal cart may be used for yard-waste collection only as long as the cart includes ALL the features of the cart displayed below. Carts must be 65- or 95-gallon capacity. Carts that do not have these features may not be accepted. All yard waste must be contained in the cart, and the cart lid must be fully closed. Residents may include up to 14 lawn/leaf yard-waste bags in addition to their yard-waste cart. 

What’s Included/Not Included

Yard waste includes leaves, grass clippings, or limbs and branches. Limbs and branches should not be more than five feet long, six inches in diameter or weigh more than 50 pounds. Also, bundles should not be more than 18 inches in diameter and must be tied securely. Yard waste DOES NOT include dirt, sod, rock, concrete, asphalt, lumber, tree stumps or logs/branches more than six inches in diameter.

Questions

For questions about yard-waste collection, please call City Hall at (636) 639-2049.