Yard Waste and Grass Clippings

A dumpster, located at the City Garage at 12 E. First Avenue inside the fenced-in area adjacent to North Washington Street, will be available to the residents to bring in their yard waste and grass clippings. This dumpster will be available on Wednesdays and Saturdays through November 18, 2017. Saturday hours are 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Yard waste accepted are the following: Leaves, vegetables, and grass clippings; Yard/garden debris and brush - including clean, woody vegetative material no greater than three inches in diameter. Stumps, roots or shrubs with intact root balls are not yard waste and will not be accepted. City workers will be on-site.

Yard waste placed in containers meeting the following requirements can be composted:

  • 30 gallon paper bags (sold at hardware stores)
  • Dry cardboard boxes not larger than three by three feet
  • Tightly bundle tree limbs and branches no greater than three inches in diameter and four feet in length, bundled with twine (not wire or nylon)

Plastic bags are prohibited.